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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•will•ingʌnˈwɪl ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. not willing; reluctant; loath; averse.

  2. opposed; offering resistance; stubborn or obstinate.

Origin of unwilling:

bef. 900


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwillingness, involuntariness(noun)

    the trait of being unwilling

    "his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made"; "in spite of our warnings he plowed ahead with the involuntariness of an automaton"


  1. unwillingness(Noun)

    The property of being unwilling.

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