Disinclining
Disincline Dis`in*cline", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disinclined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disinclining}.] To incline away the affections of; to excite a slight aversion in; to indispose; to make unwilling; to alienate. [1913 Webster]

Careful . . . to disincline them from any reverence or affection to the Queen. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

To social scenes by nature disinclined. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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