Synonyms and Antonyms of reluctance

  1. 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 Synonyms disinclination, hesitance, hesitancy, reticence, unwillingness Related Words faltering, fence-sitting, hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, staggering, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling); distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty Near Antonyms assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety Antonyms inclination, willingness

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