Synonyms of reluctant

Adjective


1. loath, loth, reluctant, unwilling (vs. willing)

usage: unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"

2. reluctant, disinclined (vs. inclined)

usage: disinclined to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize"; "reluctant to help"

3. reluctant, uneager (vs. eager)

usage: not eager; "foreigners stubbornly reluctant to accept our ways"; "fresh from college and reluctant for the moment to marry him"

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