What is another word for disinclination?

345 synonyms found


[ dˌɪsɪnklɪnˈe͡ɪʃən], [ dˌɪsɪnklɪnˈe‍ɪʃən], [ d_ˌɪ_s_ɪ_n_k_l_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Disinclination, also known as aversion, reluctance, or repugnance, is the feeling of not wanting to do something. It can be accompanied by a lack of enthusiasm or interest. Other synonyms for disinclination include hesitance, hesitation, doubt, and reservation. These words suggest a more natural or instinctive opposition to a particular action or idea. Dislike, antipathy, loathing, and detestation are also synonyms that imply strong feelings of aversion or hostility. On the other hand, apathy, indifference, and nonchalance suggest a lack of interest or concern altogether. Regardless of the exact word chosen, all of these synonyms describe an emotion or attitude that inhibits motivation and action.

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What are the hypernyms for Disinclination?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Disinclination?

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What are the opposite words for disinclination?

Disinclination is a word that describes a lack of desire, willingness, or motivation to do something. The antonyms for disinclination are zeal, eagerness, enthusiasm, fondness, willingness, and desire. Zeal refers to a strong feeling of enthusiasm or eagerness towards something, while eagerness is the state of being enthusiastic or keenly interested. Enthusiasm refers to intense excitement or fervor towards something. Fondness implies a strong liking or affection for something or someone, while willingness shows a readiness to act or accommodate others' wishes. Desire refers to a strong feeling of wishing or longing to possess something or do something. These antonyms of disinclination can be used in various contexts to convey different meanings.

What are the antonyms for Disinclination?

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