Synonyms for reluctant


1. loath, loth, reluctant, unwilling (vs. willing)
usage: unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"; "unwilling to face facts"
2. reluctant, disinclined (vs. inclined)
usage: unwilling to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize"; "reluctant to help"
3. reluctant, uneager (vs. eager)
usage: not eager; "foreigners stubbornly uneager to accept our ways"; "fresh from college and uneager for the moment to marry him"; "reluctant to help"
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