disinclination

[ dis-in-kluh-ney-shuh n, dis-in- ]
/ dɪsˌɪn kləˈneɪ ʃən, ˌdɪs ɪn- /

noun

the absence of inclination; reluctance; unwillingness.

Nearby words

  1. disillusionment,
  2. disimpassioned,
  3. disimprison,
  4. disincentive,
  5. disincentivize,
  6. disincline,
  7. disinclined,
  8. disincorporate,
  9. disinfect,
  10. disinfectant

Origin of disinclination

First recorded in 1640–50; dis-1 + inclination

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Word Origin and History for disinclination

disinclination

n.

1640s; see dis- + inclination.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper