Translation of reluctance in Spanish:


renuencia, n.

Pronunciation: /rəˈləktəns//rɪˈlʌkt(ə)ns/


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    renuencia feminine formal
    they agreed, but with great reluctance accedieron, pero a regañadientes
    • they showed reluctance to cooperate no se mostraron muy dispuestos a cooperar
    • he displayed a marked reluctance to intervene no parecía en absoluto deseoso de intervenir
    • their reluctance to sign the treaty is understandable es comprensible que se muestren reacios / reticentes a firmar el tratado
    • When finally cajoled into doing so he made no secret of his reluctance.
    • This is because of their reluctance, over a period of time, to combat irrational trends in science generally.
    • However, there is some reluctance by men and women to do away with the old system entirely.
    • She did so with reluctance certain that her urgent plea would go unanswered.
    • The groom, a genuine nice guy, has stuck around for three years, a bit puzzled by his love's reluctance.
    • So why the reluctance on the part of so many otherwise open-minded and sexually liberal people to attend?
    • It is a role she embraces with regal dignity and a hint of self-conscious reluctance.
    • Everywhere around me people are announcing that they are about to vote Labour with the greatest reluctance.
    • Some of our partners have shown a bit of reluctance, and we may have to look elsewhere for folks to work with.
    • Their reluctance can only multiply manifold after Sunday night's brutal massacre.
    • This may be because of misconceptions among patients and reluctance among patients to use inhalers.
    • The reluctance by our present government to investigate thoroughly and put closure on this matter is shameful.
    • Even if these patients go to the doctor, antibiotics are prescribed with reluctance.
    • The reluctance is mainly due to a desire to give private industry a chance to self-regulate.
    • The only factor that causes a bit of reluctance for these guests is the spicy and oily nature of the South Indian special foods.
    • Again, the courts' reluctance to countenance the compulsory appropriation of private rights is evident.
    • However, the company has shown reluctance on the grounds that they cannot bear the financial burden.
    • If the findings are accurate, our reluctance to travel by airplane is abating.
    • So it was with great reluctance that I picked up this album and put it into my car stereo.
    • In all fairness, their initial reluctance is not born out of bad attitude.