- Not willing; reluctant
- an unwilling servant
- We are unwilling to restore his previous privileges after his betrayal of our trust.
- 1960 March, “Motive Power Miscellany: Western Region”, in Trains Illustrated, page 184:
- [...] but in the damp conditions prevailing the driver sensibly was unwilling to attempt the climb up through Combe Down tunnel without help, for fear of slipping to a standstill in the unventilated bore, [...].
- unwillingly (adverb)
not willing; reluctant