1. [syn: indispose, disincline]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
Careful . . . to disincline them from any reverence or
affection to the Queen. --Clarendon.
To social scenes by nature disinclined. --Cowper.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: make unwilling [syn: indispose, disincline] [ant:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "disincline":
blunt, chill, cool, damp, dampen, deflect, deter, disaffect,
discourage, disinterest, distract, divert, indispose, put off,
quench, repel, turn aside, turn away, turn from, turn off,