disinclination disinclination  /dɪs ɪn klə ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike
  2. (n) a certain degree of unwillingness

Usage(s):

  1. No one can yet say for sure whether an elderly person's disinclination to mental exercise is a cause or a symptom of the disease.
  2. disinclination of to interrupt vacationing by at Disney World to discuss indictment of with reporters.
  3. A disinclination to blame problems on racism does not mean a reduced sense of racial identity.

News

  1. Bergen: Al Qaeda's potent Syria force

    Why has the Obama administration been so reluctant to intervene in Syria? There are a host of reasons -- American fatigue with war, President Barack Obama's disinclination to start another conflict in the Middle East, and the splintered, fractured opposition to Bashar al-Assad.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Al Qaeda's potent force in Syria

    Why has the Obama administration been so reluctant to intervene in Syria? There are a host of reasons -- American fatigue with war, President Barack Obama's disinclination to start another conflict in the Middle East, and the splintered, fractured opposition to Bashar al-Assad.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Bergen: Al Qaeda's potent force in Syria

    Why has the Obama administration been so reluctant to intervene in Syria? There are a host of reasons -- American fatigue with war, President Barack Obama's disinclination to start another conflict in the Middle East, and the splintered, fractured opposition to Bashar al-Assad. But one reason looms large: al Qaeda. Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra, is generally acknowledged to be ...
    on August 29, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

Quotes

  1. Step 3: Get the right people involved in the issue - Douglas Adams said "Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Douglas Adams Source: Plant Engineering

  2. "When he learned that no such authority had been granted, and that there was a disinclination on the part of the authorities to use any legal process," Mr. Nacchio concluded that the requests violated federal privacy requirements "and issued...
    on May 12, 2006 By: Joe Nacchio Source: New York Times

  3. "Before the 20s, it was reprinted only sporadically," Campbell said. "The Sun's hesitant embrace probably stemmed from the newspaper's disinclination to promote its journalists as star reporters or celebrities."
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Joseph Campbell Source: Newswise (press release)

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