disinclination

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

noun

the absence of inclination; reluctance; unwillingness.

Origin of disinclination

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


n.

1640s; see dis- + inclination.

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