demurring, refractory, malcontent, resistant, intractable, grudging, hesitating, shy of, remiss, unready, loth, flinching, unvoluntary, willing, backward, unenthusiastic, doubtful, unwilled, wayward, evasive, against the grain, slow, involuntary, nonvoluntary, slack, unintentional, indocile, against, laggard
indifferent (part of speech: adjective)
easygoing, insouciant, cold, passive, perfunctory, lukewarm, dispassionate, indifferent, unconcerned, cool, half-hearted, neutral, uncaring, disinterested, nonchalant, uninterested, detached, apathetic, impartial
unwilling (part of speech: adjective)
loath, averse, noncooperative, stubborn, squeamish, resisting, defiant, reluctant, uncomplying, contrary, balky, non-consenting, uncooperative, irreconcilable, unhelpful, opposed, unconsenting, unyielding, disinclined, indisposed, obstinate, recalcitrant
irresolute (part of speech: adjective)
shrinking, tentative, ambivalent, uncertain, shifty, watery, inconsistent, hesitant, dillydallying, infirm, shy, indecisive, irresolute, irresponsible, vacillating, unresolved, insipid, flitting, yellow, weak, impulsive, capricious, volatile, changeable, erratic, double-minded, unsure, shilly-shally, undependable, halfhearted, fly-by-night, spineless, fickle, undecided
- I wanted to keep the money in the family, so to speak, and I was not only unwilling to harm Old Dibs myself, but I didn't want no others to harm him neither. - "Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas", Lloyd Osbourne.
- " Well, Mr. Lambert might have told him," answered the secretary, not unwilling to draw that young man into the trouble. - "Red Money", Fergus Hume.
- Copernicus turned about and closed the door very carefully, unwilling to break the profound silence. - "The Panchronicon", Harold Steele Mackaye.