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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The expiring Lion said, "I have reluctantly brooked the insults of the brave, but to be compelled to endure such treatment from thee, a disgrace to Nature, is indeed to die a double death.
Weyrother, who was in full control of the proposed battle, by his eagerness and briskness presented a marked contrast to the dissatisfied and drowsy Kutuzov, who reluctantly played the part of chairman and president of the council of war.
Anne Shirley," reluctantly faltered forth the owner of that name, "but, oh, please do call me Cordelia.
Sancher accepted the trust--somewhat reluctantly it must be confessed, for the man's appearance and manner were not at all to his liking.
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.
Well, it's a funny business, to be sure," she said, as still half reluctantly she unpegged the coveted garments from the line; "but if what you say 's true, I suppose you must have them.
Yes, In hear it," answered Levin, reluctantly breaking the stillness with his voice, which sounded disagreeable to himself.
Among the companies in which he reluctantly allowed the investing public to join were the Golden Gate Dock Company, and Recreation Parks Company, the United Water Company, the Uncial Shipbuilding Company, and the Sierra and Salvador Power Company.
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.
He did nothing reluctantly, no matter how disagreeable; always at his post, never inconsistent.
I perceived he was bent on refusing my mediation, so very reluctantly I went up to the library, and announced the unseasonable visitor, advising that he should be dismissed till next day.
The pockets of the farmers, on the other hand, will reluctantly yield but scanty supplies, in the unwelcome shape of impositions on their houses and lands; and personal property is too precarious and invisible a fund to be laid hold of in any other way than by the inperceptible agency of taxes on consumption.