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Dictionary definition for: Reluctant

1. (s) unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile" "loath to admit a mistake" "unwilling to face facts"

2. (s) unwilling to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize" "reluctant to help"

3. (s) not eager; "foreigners stubbornly uneager to accept our ways" "fresh from college and uneager for the moment to marry him" "reluctant to help"

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