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re·luc·tance

 (rĭ-lŭk′təns) also re·luc·tan·cy (-tən-sē)
n.
1. The state of being reluctant; unwillingness.
2. Physics A measure of the opposition to magnetic flux, analogous to electric resistance.

reluctance

(rɪˈlʌktəns) or less commonly

reluctancy

n
1. lack of eagerness or willingness; disinclination
2. (General Physics) physics a measure of the resistance of a closed magnetic circuit to a magnetic flux, equal to the ratio of the magnetomotive force to the magnetic flux

re•luc•tance

(rɪˈlʌk təns)

also re•luc′tan•cy,



n.
1. the state or quality of being reluctant; unwillingness; disinclination.
2. the resistance to magnetic flux offered by a magnetic circuit.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reluctance - (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)reluctance - (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
2.reluctance - a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
sloth, slothfulness - a disinclination to work or exert yourself
involuntariness, unwillingness - the trait of being unwilling; "his unwillingness to cooperate vetoed every proposal I made"; "in spite of our warnings he plowed ahead with the involuntariness of an automaton"

reluctance

noun unwillingness, dislike, loathing, distaste, aversion, backwardness, hesitancy, disinclination, repugnance, indisposition, disrelish a reluctance to give official approval to the idea

reluctance

noun
The state of not being disposed or inclined:
Translations
تَرَدُّد
váhání
uvilje
haluttomuus
tregîa
magnetische weerstandtegenzin
odpor
gönülsüzlükisteksizlik

reluctance

[rɪˈlʌktəns] Nreticencia f, renuencia f (frm)
her reluctance to allow it was understandableera comprensible que se mostrase reacia or reticente a permitirlosu reticencia or (frm) renuencia a permitirlo era comprensible
to show reluctance (to do sth)mostrarse reacio or reticente or (frm) renuente (a hacer algo), mostrar reticencia or (frm) renuencia (a hacer algo)
with reluctancecon reticencia, a regañadientes
to make a show of reluctanceaparentar reticencia, aparentar estar reticente

reluctance

[rɪˈlʌktəns] nrépugnance f
reluctance to do sth → répugnance à faire qch

reluctance

n
Widerwillen m, → Abneigung f; to do something with reluctanceetw widerwillig or ungern tun; to make a show of reluctancesich widerwillig geben

reluctance

[rɪˈlʌktns] nriluttanza

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.

reluctance

n. renuencia, aversión, disgusto.
References in classic literature ?
I roared as loud as I could, and the nag came galloping towards me, whereupon she quitted her grasp, with the utmost reluctancy, and leaped upon the opposite bank, where she stood gazing and howling all the time I was putting on my clothes.
But something held him back: not so much [31] a reluctancy of temperament, or of physical constitution (common enough cause why men of undeniable gifts fail of commensurate production) but a cause purely intellectual--the presence in him, namely, of a certain vein of opinion; that other, constituent but contending, person, in his complex nature.
Well, I began this work; and when I began to enter upon it, and calculate how deep it was to be dug, how broad, how the stuff was to be thrown out, I found that, by the number of hands I had, being none but my own, it must have been ten or twelve years before I could have gone through with it; for the shore lay so high, that at the upper end it must have been at least twenty feet deep; so at length, though with great reluctancy, I gave this attempt over also.
"There is a lot of reluctancy from companies to fully engage and immerse themselves in this industry because they're worried about how they will look to other customers.
It used to be an offence to intervene without being trained in first aid, prompting a reluctancy from people to help someone in need for fear of prosecution.
Maybe his own experience from Euro 96 and the heartbreak of missing in the penalty shootout is the reason behind Southgate's reluctancy.
Al-Fula, Feb.(SUNA)-Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman said that security is one of pillars of the state that would not be dealt with reluctancy .
Bitcoins are still considered risky, however, by many investment advisors because they can be lost if not properly secure or hacked and stolen, especially given banks' reluctancy to regulate and secure them.
He asked Khan to explain his alleged reluctancy to name the person behind the bribe offer.
Sadly, Harding did admit that it may be hard to find Lucy a permanent home straight away, due to her reluctancy towards humans, but in time that will change.
The former Ireland captain sympathised with their selections, but also lamented Gatland's reluctancy not to use them following the backlash surrounding their call-ups.
A second aspect to consider is that the same reluctancy in seeking an objective tool for the evaluation of the outcome of the procedure was confirmed by the most striking result of the present study, that is, that the postoperative MR investigation was requested by the same surgeon who performed the STARR operation only in one out of 21 (4.7%), three out of 39 (7.6%), and nine out of 63 (14.2%) cases in the three diagnostic centres, respectively.