Reluctance

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Etymology

Latin reluctant-, reluctans, present participle of reluctari to struggle against, from re- + luctari to struggle

  • Date: 1667

Definitions

  • 1. feeling or showing aversion, hesitation, or unwillingness <reluctant to get involved>; also¬†: having or assuming a specified role unwillingly <a reluctant hero>