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disinclined

[dis-in-klahynd] /ˌdɪs ɪnˈklaɪnd/
adjective
1.
lacking desire or willingness; unwilling; averse:
I'm disinclined to go to the movies tonight.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; disincline + -ed2
Synonyms
reluctant, loath.

disincline

[dis-in-klahyn] /ˌdɪs ɪnˈklaɪn/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), disinclined, disinclining.
1.
to make or be averse or unwilling:
Your rudeness disinclines me to grant your request.
Origin
1640-50; dis-1 + incline
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  • As the reactive branch of government, the federal judiciary has been disinclined to get too closely involved.
  • As his second term was drawing to a close there were rumors that he was not disinclined to be a candidate for another term.
  • Still, she was disinclined to judge herself too harshly.
  • If anything, he may be especially disinclined to take risks.
  • She said she would be disinclined to support the change requested.
British Dictionary definitions for disinclined

disincline

/ˌdɪsɪnˈklaɪn/
verb
1.
to make or be unwilling, reluctant, or averse
Derived Forms
disinclination (ˌdɪsɪnklɪˈneɪʃən) noun
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Word Origin and History for disinclined

disincline

v.

1640s, from dis- + incline (v.). Related: Disinclined; disinclining.

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