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See definition of sticking on Dictionary.com
  • as indisinclined
  • as inadhesion

synonyms for sticking

  • balking
  • hesitating
  • indisposed
  • objecting
  • opposed
  • protesting
  • shy
  • shying
  • slow
  • afraid
  • antipathetic
  • averse
  • backward
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • loath
  • not in the mood
  • reluctant
  • resistant
  • uneager
  • unsympathetic

antonyms for sticking

MOST RELEVANT
  • bent
  • desirous
  • disposed
  • enthusiastic
  • inclined
  • leaning
  • willing
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    How to use sticking in a sentence

    It was no worm that Mrs. Robin had found, but Grandfather Mole's hairless tail sticking out of the ground.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    He made me play it again perfectly legato, and with no one note "sticking out" more than another.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.
    LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
    And Aristide passed by with a swagger, his head high and the end of his pointed beard sticking joyously up in the air.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    She adjusted it, sticking the hat pin through the heavy coil of hair with some deliberation.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Halfway down the hill one of her skis must have struck somethingperhaps the stub of a bush sticking out of the snow.
    THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
    There isn't anything out there but a lot of funny looking heads sticking through the curtains.
    THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
    Near the path were the top branches of a willow tree, sticking out above the snow.
    STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
    It was a peaked corner of the sack sticking out of the soil that attracted attention.
    A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO STICKING

    • adherence
    • adhesiveness
    • attachment
    • bond
    • cling
    • grip
    • stickiness
    • sticking
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