One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she persuaded her reluctant parents to buy her a cat’
unwilling, disinclined, unenthusiastic, grudging, resistant, resisting, opposed, antipathetic
2‘Hilary gave a reluctant smile’
shy, bashful, coy, retiring, diffident, reserved, restrained, withdrawn, shrinking, timid, timorous, sheepish, unconfident, insecure, unsure, suspicious, unassertive
3‘the man was reluctant to leave’
loath, unwilling, disinclined, not in the mood, indisposed, sorry, averse, slow
chary of, not in favour of, against, opposed to
hesitant about, diffident about, bashful about, shy about, coy about
ashamed to, afraid to
willing, eager, ready
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