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reluctance

noun

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a lack of willingness or desire to do or accept something
  • the mice showed an odd reluctance to eat the cheese we had put out for them

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The first known use of reluctance was in 1629

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“Reluctance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reluctance. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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