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Synonyms for disobliging

intentionally unaccommodating

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Nature is an unwilling and disobliging commodity that frequently entails new organizations and technologies to be commodified: environmental entities are instrumental in the commodification of nature (Popescu, Ciurlau, and Bitoiu, 2016) and have shifted from the pivotal boundaries of worldwide capitalism to being instrumental in environmental capitalism's political economy.
It is a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.
Previously, Johnson had sought to minimise Ayrault's disobliging comment, saying he had received "a charming letter" from the French minister congratulating him on his new job.
Britain and Denmark, meanwhile, continue to remain disobliging towards this crisis.
For good measure they include some disobliging and untrue comments about Anne-Marie.
But after weeks of legal wrangling in the bizarre case, the judge's ruling said: "The name is likely to lead to mockery or disobliging remarks.
You may look upon ethical criticism as a reaction to the disobliging patterns of postmodernity and a rediscovery of belletristics as an instrument in the service of mental and ideological change.
In this context, Schlesinger and Acree (1984) pointed out that inflexible, meddling, and disobliging parenting styles are linked to poor adjustment among children with hearing impairment.
LeMay and Strategic Air Command as disobliging rivals to the CIA (note the comments about LeMay on p.
Cather later wrote to Ferris Greenslet: "I let the book go into The Modern Library simply because I hated to be disobliging, and the result has been a very considerable money loss both to Alfred Knopf and to me" (WC to Greenslet, 31 Oct.
Pietersen's latest problem has arisen over texts he sent to friends in the South African team, in which he is said to have made disobliging remarks about his team-mates, notably Andrew Strauss, his captain.
At the end of the film, Omocha launches into an intransigent speech that allies her with the disobliging heroines of Madchen in Uniform (Leontine Sagan, 1931), Black Girl (Ousmane Sembene, 1966), and Mouchette (Robert Bresson, 1967).
Official notices changed from external legitimation of compulsory tillage with reference to wartime disruption, to an increasingly inward and punitive focus on disobliging farmers.
Thus the disobliging treatment of John Beverley, allegedly representative of the 'quietistic brand' of postcolonial criticism, revolves round the argument that he resigns the responsibility 'of knowledge, communication and even corrective political action' to address the inequalities of globalisation--by raising questions about the western academy's capacity to '"speak for the subaltern"'.