reluctancy
noun Date: 1634 reluctance

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  • reluctancy — nsē, si noun ( es) Etymology: Latin reluctari + English ancy 1. a. : a mental conflict b. : opposition, resistance …   Useful english dictionary

  • reluctancy — rɪ lÊŒktÉ™nsɪ n. unwillingness, hesitance, averseness, disinclination …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reluctancy — re·luc·tan·cy …   English syllables

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