unwilling


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Synonyms for unwilling

not inclined or willing to do or undertake

Antonyms for unwilling

not disposed or inclined toward

in spite of contrary volition

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Whether she had forgiven him or no, I will not venture to determine; but it is certain she was an unwilling witness in this cause; and it is probable from certain other reasons, would never have been brought to depose as she did, had not Mrs Wilkins, with great art, fished all out of her at her own house, and had she not indeed made promises, in Mr Allworthy's name, that the punishment of her husband should not be such as might anywise affect his family.
Prince Henry just before his death had wrung an unwilling promise from the King his father that Raleigh should be set free.
Never had Marianne been so unwilling to dance in her life, as she was that evening, and never so much fatigued by the exercise.
But still I might not have believed it, for where the mind is perhaps rather unwilling to be convinced, it will always find something to support its doubts, if I had not, when the servant let me in today, accidentally seen a letter in his hand, directed to Mr.
Dokhturov was unwilling to undertake any action, as it was not clear to him now what he ought to do.
Hayward had often suggested excursions, a visit to the play, or a bottle of wine, when Philip had come to the end of his month's money; and with the folly of his age he had been unwilling to confess he could not afford an extravagance.
Our guides performed their office very ill, being influenced, as we imagined, by the Chec Furt, an officer, whom, though unwilling, we were forced to take with us.
As nature therefore makes nothing either imperfect or in vain, it necessarily follows that she has made all these things for men: for which reason what we gain in war is in a certain degree a natural acquisition; for hunting is a part of it, which it is necessary for us to employ against wild beasts; and those men who being intended by nature for slavery are unwilling to submit to it, on which occasion such a.
The sight of him brought back to me all the horror which I was not unwilling to forget, and I felt in me a sudden repulsion for the cause of it.
The fact that social media companies are unwilling to cooperate is a major obstacle in resolving the complaints.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Friday said Metrobank is 'unwilling to cooperate' in the investigation into the robbery that hit the bank's Binondo branch.
Summary: Lahore [Pakistan], June 29 (ANI): The candidates, who are unwilling to contest the upcoming Pakistan General Elections, can till Friday evening, withdraw their nomination papers.
Our ruling elite and powerful institutions want to lead opulent life styles on depleted state expense, unwilling to levy direct taxes on all sources of income, facilitate land mafia dons and unwilling to curtail flow of diminishing foreign reserves to countries in the Gulf, Europe, Canada etc where they own expensive properties.
President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been unwilling to comment on the frequent appearances of Chinese military jets near Taiwan, though the country's military has been watching them, the Central News Agency reported Thursday.
Global Banking News-January 3, 2018--Australian banks unwilling to work with cryptocurrency traders