Translation of reluctance in Spanish:

reluctance

Pronunciation: /rɪˈlʌktəns/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 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 or reticentes a firmar el tratado

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