Grammar Patterns

ADJ to-inf

The 'unwilling' group

These adjectives indicate that someone is afraid of doing something, or does not want to do something.
A spokesman was reluctant to reveal the actual figures.
She has a very fiery personality and isn't scared to tackle things.
She had hurt me - I was unwilling to admit how deeply - and she had diminished my selfconfidence.
  • afraid
  • ashamed
  • disinclined
  • frightened
  • hesitant
  • loath
  • reluctant
  • scared
  • terrified
  • unprepared
  • unready
  • unwilling
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