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Unwilling and hesitant; disinclined,
  1. Unwilling and hesitant; disinclined
    • - she seemed reluctant to discuss the matter

  1. loath: unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"
  2. disinclined to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize"; "reluctant to help"
  3. not eager; "foreigners stubbornly reluctant to accept our ways"; "fresh from college and reluctant for the moment to marry him"
  4. (reluctantly) with reluctance
  5. (reluctance) (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
  6. (reluctance) a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  7. Opposing; offering resistance (to); Not wanting to take some action; unwilling, hesitant; uncertain
  8. (Reluctance) The characteristics of a magnetic field which resists the flow of magnetic lines of force through it.
  9. (Reluctance) The relative resistance of a material or space to the passage of flux. The reciprocal of permeance
  10. (Reluctance) renuencia, a regañadientes. Reluctant: hesitating before doing sth because you do not want to do it or because you are not sure that it is the right thing to do.
  11. Hesitation or reluctance sets in when users are rebuffed or are told that changes cannot be made because the specifications have been locked down. Developers also become reluctant to have an open dialog with users for fear of new issues being raised.
  12. reluctance = 1/H (category unit)
  13. unwilling to participate