Reluctation Rel`uc*ta"tion (r?l`?k-t?"sh?n), n. Repugnance; resistance; reluctance. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • reluctation — ˌreləkˈtāshən, ˌrēˌləkˈ noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin reluctation , reluctatio, from Latin reluctatus + ion , io ion : reluctance, reluctancy …   Useful english dictionary

  • reluctation — rel·uc·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • reluctate — reluctation, n. /ri luk tayt/, v.i., reluctated, reluctating. Obs. to show reluctance. [1635 45; < L reluctatus, ptp. of reluctari. See RELUCT, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • repulse — v 1. repel, drive back, drive away, chase out; defeat, overthrow, rout, squelch; thwart, stem, check, frustrate, impede, hinder; resist, defend, oppose, confront, counteract, countervail, make a stand. 2. reject, rebuff, repudiate, spurn, veto,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • repulsion — n 1. repelling, repellence, driving back, driving away, rejecting, refusing, spurning, denying; repercussion, retroaction, oppugnation, reluctation; disclamation, renunciation. 2. repugnance, disgust, nausea, distaste; aversion, revulsion,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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