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Not ready, eager, or prepared to do something
“Some have disabilities which the parents are unable or unwilling to cope with.”
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Obtained or imposed by coercion or physical power
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Not willing
“Initially the government was unwilling to accept the defeat.”
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(colloquial) Weak in character, lacking determination or willpower
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(of a person, attitude, or situation) Having the characteristics of a pessimist
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Reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
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Unwilling to help others or do what they ask
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Not receptive
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Lacking full energy, effort, commitment, or resolve
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Not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
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Not tolerant of views, beliefs, or behaviour that differ from one's own
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Unwilling or unable to hear or pay attention to something
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Antagonistic or hostile
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