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Is there a word or phrase used for describing something that one does not want to do as much as another person thinks? For example,

I'm not ______ to do that as much as you think!

Edit: Thanks for all the answers and the editing of my original question :)

At first I did not mention this but it can give a clue, or there may just not be a word for what I am trying to say. I am actually looking for a word with a very specific meaning in my native language. It is said when someone senses that the other person seems to be looking down on him/her, although not openly. So this person needs to remind that he/she has the dignity for not desiring the thing the other person thinks he/she desires.

  • "I'd rather not." – Drew Oct 20 '17 at 0:51
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In British English there is a word that fits this quite well.

Keen - To show an interest in or be enthusiastic about something. Much like being into something.

In this situation I would say: "I'm not too keen on that." - Meaning that I'm not interested or excited about it.

You could also say "really not keen" if you want to be more forceful.

Cambridge Dictionary

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  • or "quite so keen"since OP asked for a comparative in the title. – Spencer Apr 7 '18 at 16:26
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  • "I'm not really that much into it"
  • or a rather unpolite version to express ones unwillingness to do something: "I can't be bothered"

I'm afraid I can't think of any phrase that matches exactly what you want: expressing that the inclination is much less than the other person thinks.

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I deign not participate in such as you ask!

Definition of deign, intransitive verb: to condescend reluctantly and with a strong sense of the affront to one's superiority that is involved : stoop

would *not even deign* to talk to him

One iconoclastic architect, for example, doesn't deign to speak of 

bathrooms. —Carol Vogel

transitive verb : to condescend to give or offer

never so much as deigning a glance —George Meredith  [Merriam][1]
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I'm not inclined to do that as much as you think!

ODO:

incline
VERB

1 (usually be inclined to/towards/to do something) Be favourably disposed towards or willing to do something.

‘Even children seem to be more inclined towards indoor activities and television rather than playing outdoors.’

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