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disinclination

[dis‚in·klə′nā·shən]
(crystallography)
A type of crystal imperfection in which one part of the crystal is rotated and therefore displaced relative to the rest of the crystal; observed in liquid crystals and protein coats of viruses.
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There has been no creche for events like Tamsin Little's workshop, likely to attract young families, and when I have approached the managers, they have been disinclined to make any responses to encourage using the hall.
While swimming and water-sports are a great way of keeping fit, heavily-chlorinated pools can leave many swimmers red-eyed and disinclined to do those extra lengths.
The aim of the game, set in the world of 007, is to encourage reading in disinclined schoolboys and help resolve the recently highlighted problem of a lowering in literacy standards.
When people feel they are unable to influence politicians they become disinclined to get involved and it is only the very determined who will apply themselves to the task of confronting the decision takers.
Scots are similarly disinclined towards Italy, who stopped them qualifying.
He suffers anxiety and is disinclined to do some of the things he was previously able to.
Sharp-eyed readers may note that we haven't assigned a specific numerical value to x (or, as the algebraically disinclined at the Prospect prefer to call it, "the shvitz factor").
Pregnant women with heart problems are disinclined to travel long distances to see specialists, so it is important that local primary-care physicians and nurses have the necessary information to deal with the condition.
Birds lay too many eggs, grow too fast and are disinclined to roam.
Small wonder that these colleges were disinclined to rely on the regional university center strategy.
But the Europeans will be slow or worse to eliminate disincentives to work and job creation, and the Japanese will remain disinclined to consume as long as they continue to doubt their government's ability and commitment to carry on providing for the retired while creating opportunity for the young.
Sad and funny, with a haunting finish that will rile some viewers and inspire others, this Israeli-Arab production is a small marvel of cross-cultural cooperation that's about cultures disinclined to cooperate with one another at all.