re·​luct ri-ˈləkt How to pronounce reluct (audio)
relucted; relucting; relucts

Word History


Latin reluctari

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reluct was in 1547

Dictionary Entries Near reluct

Cite this Entry

“Reluct.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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