What is the opposite of obliging?

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Adjective
Opposite of happy and ready to do favors for others
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Adjective
Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
Adjective
Opposite of well-meaning and kindly in nature
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“It was a remarkable story of redemption for a man who, throughout his life, had been smug, selfish, greedy, and unkind to his fellow man.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing a readiness to give more of something
“As they open up to each other about their woes, neither seems to recognize how monstrously selfish and shallow they appear.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of having suitable conformity to basic moral standards
“I cannot trust any person who is dishonest, deceitful, and cunning.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to be easily modified to respond to altered circumstances
“Tom has a strict curfew and must return home before midnight.”
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing or prone to give way to the influence of others
“We must be intransigent in our stance against any form of discrimination.”
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in confidence, assertiveness or self-assurance
“It has also been suggested that consumers who complain tend to be more self-confident and assertive.”
Adjective
Opposite of kind in behavior or actions
“The dictator was known to be miserly and selfish in nature.”
Adjective
Opposite of ready, eager, or prepared to do something
“General Bate was unwilling to exacerbate local perceptions of military tyranny.”
Preposition
Opposite of in relation to
“The world working class must rally to the banner of internationalism and unite against globally organized capital.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to compel someone by legal, moral, or physical means to do something
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to do a favor, or show beneficence toward
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