Synonyms of unwilling in English:

unwilling


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adjective

1‘unwilling conscripts’

SYNONYMS

reluctant, unenthusiastic, hesitant, afraid, resistant, grudging, involuntary, forced, enforced

ANTONYMS

willing, keen

2‘he was unwilling to take on that responsibility’

SYNONYMS

disinclined, reluctant, averse, loath, indisposed, not in the mood, slow, not about

not have the heart to, baulk at, jib at, demur at, shy away from, flinch from, recoil from, shrink from, mind, have qualms about, have scruples about, have misgivings about, have reservations about, stick at, think twice about, waver about, vacillate about, drag one's feet over, drag one's heels over, can't be bothered doing something

informal be cagey about, boggle at

archaic sweer, disrelish something

ANTONYMS

willing, keen