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Definition of "reluctancy" [reluctancy]

  • Obsolete spelling of reluctance. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reluctancy" in a sentence
  • "Maybe this corporate money and the obligations it buys from the elected officials is the reason for dubious wars, reluctancy in environment protection and tax cuts for the rich in war times."
  • "Kidd's reluctancy to shoot was part of the reason coach Avery Johnson benched him for the final 34 seconds of a pivotal game against San Antonio the night before."
  • "Submitting by the advice of one part of her subjects to the menace of the others, and learning that Lindesay was arrived in a boasting, that is, threatening humour, the Queen, “with some reluctancy, and with tears,” saith Knox, subscribed one deed resigning her crown to her infant son, and another establishing the Earl of Murray regent."