reluctantly


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re·luc·tant

 (rĭ-lŭk′tənt)
adj.
1. Unwilling; disinclined: reluctant to help.
2. Exhibiting or marked by unwillingness: reluctant cooperation.
3. Archaic Offering resistance; opposing.

[Latin reluctāns, reluctant-, present participle of reluctārī, to reluct; see reluct.]

re·luc′tant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.reluctantly - with reluctance
Translations
بِتَرَدُّدعلى مَضَض
neochotně
modvilligt
vastahakoisesti
nerado
ófúslega, treglega
いやいや
억지로
zdráhavo
nerado
motvilligt
อย่างไม่เต็มใจ
gönülsüzceisteksizce
miễn cưỡng

reluctantly

[rɪˈlʌktəntlɪ] ADV [agree, accept] → de mala gana, a regañadientes
he reluctantly accepted their adviceaceptó sus consejos de mala gana or a regañadientes

reluctantly

[rɪˈlʌktəntli] advà contrecœur
She reluctantly accepted → Elle a accepté à contrecœur.

reluctantly

advwiderwillig

reluctantly

[rɪˈlʌktəntlɪ] adva malincuore, di mala voglia

reluctant

(rəˈlaktənt) adjective
unwilling. He was reluctant to accept the medal for his bravery.
reˈluctantly adverb
reˈluctance noun
I don't understand his reluctance to go.

reluctantly

على مَضَض neochotně modvilligt widerstrebend απρόθυμα a regañadientes vastahakoisesti à contrecoeur nerado con riluttanza いやいや 억지로 met tegenzin motvillig niechętnie com relutância неохотно motvilligt อย่างไม่เต็มใจ gönülsüzce miễn cưỡng 不情愿地
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She beckoned, and Jo reluctantly followed her into a side room, where she found her on a sofa, holding her foot, and looking pale.
Again the impression passed away, as he heard the voices collect near the spot where the white man had so reluctantly abandoned his rifle.
The savages fled in the utmost disorder, evacuated their towns, and reluctantly left their territory to our mercy.
Yet I am sensible of a great charm in this brightening moonlight; and I love to watch how the day, tired as it is, lags away reluctantly, and hates to be called yesterday so soon.
It went with me on my sea-shore walks and rambles into the country, whenever -- which was seldom and reluctantly -- I bestirred myself to seek that invigorating charm of Nature which used to give me such freshness and activity of thought, the moment that I stepped across the threshold of the Old Manse.
In compliance with the standing order of his commander -- to report immediately, and at any one of the twenty-four hours, any decided change in the affairs of the deck, --Starbuck had no sooner trimmed the yards to the breeze --however reluctantly and gloomily, --than he mechanically went below to apprise Captain Ahab of the circumstance.
The company broke up reluctantly, and drifted toward their several homes, chatting with vivacity and all agreeing that it would be many a long day before Dawson's Landing would see the equal of this one again.
Finally he strode home reluctantly, with his poor head full of visions.
At the appointed hour Rebecca dragged herself reluctantly away from the enchanting scene.
He did nothing reluctantly, no matter how disagreeable; always at his post, never inconsistent.
Eliza had confessed to me, though most reluctantly, the name of her lover; and when he returned to town, which was within a fortnight after myself, we met by appointment, he to defend, I to punish his conduct.
I've been wet,' she answered reluctantly, 'and I'm cold, that's all.