reluctant

From Wiktionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Reluctant is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɹɪˈlʌktənt/
  • SAMPA: /r\I"lVkt@nt/
  • (file)

Adjective[change]

Positive
reluctant

Comparative
more reluctant

Superlative
most reluctant

  1. If you are reluctant to do something, you do not want to do it.
    My son was reluctant to go to school today because he has a test.
    She gave him a reluctant smile.

Synonyms[change]

Antonyms[change]