What is the opposite of willing?

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Adjective
Opposite of ready, eager, or prepared to do something
“General Bate was unwilling to exacerbate local perceptions of military tyranny.”
Adjective
Opposite of done by one's own free will or choice
“She gave a forced confession to the police while she was detained without a warrant and threatened with a weapon.”
Adjective
Opposite of given or done without hesitation
“I was hesitant about watching a movie that featured a rock star as its main player.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards an activity
“I was just a casual follower of tennis, but a fanatic enthusiast of basketball.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards doing something
“It was a sign to the recruiter that Bill was apathetic to the role when he presented unshaven and in casual attire for the interview.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing enthusiasm or displaying positive energy about something
“Appallingly low turnout for the June elections showed that voters are apathetic.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing to agree to something
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Opposite of affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation
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Opposite of ready to accept instruction or direction in an obedient manner
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Opposite of willing to accept or agree to something without objection or resistance
Adjective
Opposite of glad
Adjective
Opposite of willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas
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Opposite of done deliberately or voluntarily
“Avoid hot-water or steam vaporizers that can cause accidental burns and scalds in children.”
Adjective
Opposite of willing to be of assistance
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Opposite of able to respond or react quickly
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Opposite of confident and willing to get a job done
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Opposite of willing to please others or to accept what they do or say without protest
Adjective
Opposite of having or characterized by desire
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Opposite of generous and tireless with one's contributions of time, money, etc.
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Opposite of having a generous heart or disposition
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Opposite of characterized by resignation or acceptance
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(of a quality or result) Opposite of achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort
Adjective
Opposite of willing to conciliate, or to make concessions
Adjective
Opposite of working, done, or maintained without payment
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