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Unwilling to help others or do what they ask.‘I can recall him soothing uncooperative clients on the telephone’‘the authorities were inclined to be uncooperative’
unhelpful, awkward, disobliging, unaccommodating, unamenable, unreasonable, unwilling, recalcitrant, perverse, contrary, stubborn, wilful, stiff-necked, unyielding, unbending, inflexible, unadaptable, immovable, obstructive, difficult, obstreperous, troublesome, tiresome, disobedientView synonyms
- ‘This would be difficult if the host state were being uncooperative.’
- ‘Measuring temperature in children can be difficult, especially when they are uncooperative or restless.’
- ‘The problem is with the pollsters' inability to account for an increasingly uncooperative public.’
- ‘Witnesses have been intimidated and the police have proved uncooperative.’
- ‘The court was told that defendant had been totally uncooperative in telling who his accomplices were or where the stolen property was.’
- ‘The company that manufactures them has been extremely uncooperative and unforthcoming with information.’
- ‘He has been uncooperative, unhelpful, and particularly rude to teaching staff.’
- ‘Was the problem really that the candidate was stubborn and uncooperative?’
- ‘He has been seen as an impotent leader who has been nullified by a divided and uncooperative executive board.’
- ‘He said uncooperative building management and poor law enforcement were the main factors causing poor safety standards to continue.’
- ‘But what worries me is that he is still uncooperative, demanding and verbally aggressive.’
- ‘The manager suddenly became uncooperative and asked them to leave the premises.’
- ‘Although often uncooperative, they were reluctant to leave at the end of the day.’
- ‘He was therefore deemed to be uncooperative and was not given an earlier release.’
- ‘The other two took the cue and adopted similar uncooperative positions.’
- ‘They said that he was very uncooperative and that he resisted and he began to fight with the officers.’
- ‘He had poor eye contact and was generally uncooperative and unwilling to be interviewed.’
- ‘I have no doubt that, in her daily life, she is equally so, as well as stubborn, uncooperative and demanding.’
- ‘Special military forces may be called on to operate in states that are uncooperative or unable to control their own territory.’
- ‘‘He was asked to give his details and was incoherent and uncooperative with the police,’ she said.’
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