- not willing or inclined; reluctant; loath; averse
- done, said, given, etc. reluctantly
Origin of unwillingaltered (in 16th circa ) ; from Middle English unwilland ; from Old English unwillende ; from un-, not + present participle of willan: see will
- Not willing; hesitant or loath: unwilling to face facts.
- Done, given, or said reluctantly: unwilling consent.
(comparative more unwilling, superlative most unwilling)
- unwillingly, adv