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uhn wi ling nis

  • n  the trait of being unwilling
    his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made

  • Women's unwillingness to take their bosom by the reins could stem from an unwillingness to celebrate one's sexuality, at least as it is defined by the D cup stereotype does .
  • She returned to France to disprove rumors that her unwillingness to train hard had been behind her flurry of disappointing performances.
  • Moynihan stood out because of his insistence on intellectual honesty and his unwillingness to walk away from a looming debate, no matter how messy it promised to be.
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  • U.S. officials push cellphone makers to add theft deterrents
    By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. state and city officials are banding together to pressure cellphone makers to adopt technology, including a "kill switch" to disable stolen phones, that would deter rampant theft of the devices. Authorities have criticized cellphone carriers and handset makers for their perceived unwillingness to make changes to technology to combat the problem. ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Barack Obama in Irish Times
    The existence of this facility underscores Iran's continuing unwillingness to meet its obligations under UN Security Council resolutions and IAEA requirements,Mr Obama said.
  • Alan Greenspan in Baltimore Sun
    My biggest frustration remained the president's unwillingness to wield his veto against out-of-control spending,Greenspan wrote in his book.

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