Definition Of reluctance


unwillingness or disinclination to do something.

she sensed his reluctance to continue

Example Of reluctance

  • Again, the courts' reluctance to countenance the compulsory appropriation of private rights is evident.

  • Even if these patients go to the doctor, antibiotics are prescribed with reluctance .

  • Everywhere around me people are announcing that they are about to vote Labour with the greatest reluctance .

  • However, the company has shown reluctance on the grounds that they cannot bear the financial burden.

  • However, there is some reluctance by men and women to do away with the old system entirely.

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