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Reluctance

Re`luc´tance   Pronunciation: r?-l?k´tans
n.1.The state or quality of being reluctant; repugnance; aversion of mind; unwillingness; - often followed by an infinitive, or by to and a noun, formerly sometimes by against.
He had some reluctance to obey the summons.
- Sir W. Scott.
Bear witness, Heaven, with what reluctancy
Her helpless innocence I doom to die.
- Dryden.
2.(Elec.) Magnetic resistance, being equal to the ratio of magnetomotive force to magnetic flux.
Noun1.reluctance - (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
2.reluctance - a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
antipathy, averseness, aversion, backwardness, capacitive reactance, cautiousness, challenge, circumspection, combative reaction, complaint, counteraction, creeping, cursoriness, defiance, deliberateness, deliberation, demur, disagreement, disinclination, dislike, disobedience, dispute, disrelish, dissent, dissentience, drawl, electric resistance, foot-dragging, fractiousness, grudging consent, grudgingness, hesitancy, idleness, impedance, indisposedness, indisposition, indocility, indolence, inductive reactance, inertia, inertness, intractableness, lack of enthusiasm, lack of zeal, languor, laziness, leisureliness, lentitude, lentor, magnetic reluctance, mutinousness, negativism, nolition, noncooperation, objection, obstinacy, ohm, ohmage, opposition, passive resistance, perfunctoriness, pokiness, protest, reactance, reaction, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, refractoriness, refusal, reluctivity, remonstrance, renitence, renitency, repellence, repellency, repulse, resistance, revolt, skin effect, slackness, sloth, slowness, sluggardy, sluggishness, specific reluctance, stand, stubbornness, sulk, sulkiness, sulks, sullenness, surface resistance, tentativeness, uncooperativeness, unenthusiasm, unwillingness, volume resistance, withstanding
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Relish
Relishable
relishing
relistening
Relive
reliving
Reload
Reloan
relocatable program
Relocate
relocated
Relocation
Relodge
Relove
Relucent
Reluct
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Reluctant
Reluctantly
Reluctate
Reluctation
Reluctivity
Relume
Relumine
Rely
relyric
REM
REM sleep
Remade
remailer
Remain
remain down
remain firm
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