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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
  • allergic to
  • conflicting
  • contrary
  • detrimental
  • disadvantageous
  • down on
  • down side
  • have no use for
  • inimical
  • injurious
  • inopportune
  • negative
  • opposed
  • opposing
  • opposite
  • oppugning
  • ornery
  • reluctant
  • repugnant
  • stuffy
  • unfortunate
  • unfriendly
  • unlucky
  • unpropitious
  • unwilling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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