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rɪˈlʌk təns

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  1. reluctance(noun)

    (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)

    Synonyms:
    hesitancy, hesitation, indisposition, disinclination

  2. reluctance, hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indisposition(noun)

    a certain degree of unwillingness

    "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"

    Synonyms:
    disinclination, hesitance, hesitation, falter, wavering, indisposition, faltering, vacillation, waver, hesitancy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reluctance

    Synonyms:
    aversion, repugnance, unwillingness, dislike, regret, misgiving

    Antonyms:
    desire, readiness, willingness, promptitude, alacrity, welcome, forwardness, eagerness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reluctance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    repugnance, unwillingness, aversion, dislike, disinclination, grudging

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