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reluctant

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  • adjunenthusiastic, unwilling
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Synonyms for reluctant

adj unenthusiastic, unwilling
  • afraid
  • averse
  • cautious
  • circumspect
  • hesitant
  • loath
  • shy
  • slow
  • squeamish
  • uncertain
  • wary
  • backward
  • calculating
  • chary
  • demurring
  • diffident
  • discouraged
  • disheartened
  • disinclined
  • grudging
  • hanging back
  • hesitating
  • indisposed
  • involuntary
  • laggard
  • opposed
  • queasy
  • recalcitrant
  • remiss
  • slack
  • tardy
  • uneager

Antonyms for reluctant

  • bold
  • careless
  • certain
  • confident
  • definite
  • heedless
  • incautious
  • indiscreet
  • rash
  • ready
  • sure
  • uncareful
  • willing
  • anxious
  • eager
  • enthusiastic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to reluctant

adverse

adjective. unfavorable, antagonistic

afraid

adjective. reluctant, regretful

ashamed

adjective. regretting, remorseful

averse

adjective. opposing

backward

adjective. bashful

balky

adjective. uncooperative
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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