disinclined to

disinclined to (do something)

Reluctant or not likely to do something, typically due to a particular reason. I'm disinclined to gossip as an adult after witnessing all the pain that rumors caused in high school.
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disinclined to

(do something); unwilling to do something. I am disinclined to allow you to leave class early. They were disinclined to allow us to enter the country.
See also: disinclined
References in classic literature ?
And though both places were too publick to admit of any particularities, and she was farther relieved by the musick at the one place, and by the cards at the other, she could not, however, enjoy herself in his company; for there is something of delicacy in women, which will not suffer them to be even easy in the presence of a man whom they know to have pretensions to them which they are disinclined to favour.
In the next room she slept, and in the third and last she harbored a gasoline stove on which she cooked her meals when disinclined to descend to the neighboring restaurant.
Dowlas consented to go as a second person disinclined to act officially; and so poor Silas, furnished with some old coverings, turned out with his two companions into the rain again, thinking of the long night-hours before him, not as those do who long to rest, but as those who expect to "watch for the morning".
The prospect of that dinner in the intimate home circle of the man he so admired had greatly interested Prince Andrew, especially as he had not yet seen Speranski in his domestic surroundings, but now he felt disinclined to go to it.
She nodded, but seemed disinclined to say more about it.
Levin sat down by them; he felt disinclined to go away.
I am greatly, greatly, disinclined to profit by it.
I am strong, strongly, disinclined to avail myself of your generosity, though my helplessness yields.
The others would as naturally be disinclined to a revision, which was likely to end in an increase of their own incumbrances.
I mean not by these reflections to insinuate, that the new federal government will not embrace a more enlarged plan of policy than the existing government may have pursued; much less, that its views will be as confined as those of the State legislatures; but only that it will partake sufficiently of the spirit of both, to be disinclined to invade the rights of the individual States, or the preorgatives of their governments.
The colonel launched a volley of oaths, denouncing the railway company and the conductor; and Passepartout, who was furious, was not disinclined to make common cause with him.
If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.
Scientists are mostly disinclined to go into business, while venture capitalists generally want to collect their winnings, not pour more capital into building up a production company.
The Court is disinclined to hear Lexar's motion as presently filed and hereby removes this motion from the Court's hearing calendar, consistent with this Court's discussions with counsel.
As a result, many young people do not get sufficient opportunity to discover if they are good at physics and they are naturally disinclined to take what they believe is a difficult subject at A level when there is an ever-greater range of subjects available.