• (adj): Not disposed or inclined toward.
    Example: "An unwilling assistant"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on unwilling:

Anglo-Japanese Alliance - Motivations and Reservations
... cautious of abandoning its policy of "splendid isolation", wary of antagonizing Russia, and unwilling to act on the treaty if Japan were to attack the United States ... Furthermore, the UK was unwilling to protect Japanese interests in Korea and likewise the Japanese were unwilling to support Britain in India ...
Chamber Music (Thighpaulsandra Album) - Personnel
... tamtams AudioMulch on "A Blizzard of Altars" and "The Unwilling…" tympani and shortwave radio on "Bleeding Text…" vocals and wine glasses on "The Unwilling…" Martin Schellard Guitars, pedal ...
Social Perception - Theory of Mind - Empirical Study of Understanding of Intentional Action
... experimenter was unable to give the infant the toy and the situation wherein the experimenter was unwilling to give the infant the toy ... appeared to be more impatient when the experimenter was unwilling to give them a toy than when the experimenter was unable to give them the toy ... to be just as impatient and irritated when the experimenter was unwilling to give them a toy as when the experimenter was unable to give them a toy ...
Muhammad Ali Jinnah - Struggle For Pakistan - Postwar
... However, Wavell was unwilling to guarantee that only the League's candidates would be placed in the seats reserved for Muslims ... they intended to inaugurate an interim government even if one of the major groups was unwilling to participate ... issued a statement that the constitution would not be forced on any unwilling parts of India ...
Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl - Plot Summary
... Unwilling to submit to Dr ... Flint’s abuse, but equally unwilling to abandon her family, she hides in the attic crawl space in the house of her grandmother, Aunt Martha ... Linda refuses, unwilling to be bought and sold yet again, and makes plans to follow Benny to California ...

More definitions of "unwilling":

  • (adj): In spite of contrary volition.

Famous quotes containing the word unwilling:

    Yet do not I invite
    The wrinkled shopman to my sounding woods,
    Nor bid the unwilling senator
    Ask votes of thrushes in the solitudes.
    Every one to his chosen work.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
    Plato (c. 427–347 B.C.)

    Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to expose her to public disgrace, planned to dismiss her quietly.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 1:18,19.