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reluctant

reluctant as in unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom
  • "a reluctant smile"
  • "loath to admit a mistake"

Synonyms

  • loathunwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
  • lothunwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed
reluctant as in disinclined to become involved
  • "they were usually reluctant to socialize"
  • "reluctant to help"
reluctant as in not eager
  • "foreigners stubbornly reluctant to accept our ways"
  • "fresh from college and reluctant for the moment to marry him"