Student Thesaurus

One entry found for reluctance.
Entry Word: reluctance
Function: noun
Text: 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, unwillingness
Related Words faltering, hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, staggering, vacillation, wavering, wobbling; distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, incertitude, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainty
Near Antonyms certainty, certitude, sureness, surety
Antonyms inclination, willingness