unwilling Definition

not wanting to do something; reluctant.

Using unwilling: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unwilling" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He was unwilling to admit his mistake.

  • Example

    She was unwilling to leave her job.

  • Example

    The company was unwilling to compromise on the terms of the contract.

unwilling Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for unwilling

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Summary: unwilling in Brief

'Unwilling' [ʌnˈwɪlɪŋ] is an adjective that describes a lack of desire or reluctance to do something. It is often used to describe someone who is hesitant or resistant to perform a task or take action. Examples include 'He was unwilling to admit his mistake' and 'She was unwilling to leave her job.' Synonyms include 'reluctant,' 'averse,' and 'disinclined.'