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OTHER WORDS FROM reluctancepre·re·luc·tance, noun
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The laissez-faire approach of democratic governments, and their reluctance to rein in private companies at home, also plays out on the international stage.How democracies can claim back power in the digital world|Amy Nordrum|September 29, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The court’s reluctance to set rules beyond its opening two-week set of hearings indicates justices are hopeful about returning to in-person arguments.Because of pandemic, Supreme Court will begin new term with teleconference arguments|Robert Barnes|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
For evidence, she cites both his reluctance to end the filibuster and his 2013 vote against Debo Adegbile, an attorney nominated by President Barack Obama to help lead the civil rights division of the Justice Department.
Still, education possibly remains the single biggest factor in the reluctance of Gen Zers to work as teenagers.
Teacher reluctance is being met with a barrage of pushback from parents who are seeing their children’s academic and social lives atrophy and need child care in order to work.
For five weeks I forced myself to sit at my house table, figuring that my reluctance was a residue of my introversion.
Perhaps his reluctance stems from the fact that he has only tenuous connections to Hungary these days.In Hands of Hungarian Artist, Jewish Home Movies of the ’30s a Warning of Coming Holocaust|Daniel Genis|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, Lauer even ended up with a character arc of his own, involving his reluctance to utter the word “sharknado.”‘Sharknado 2’ in Winter: Has the Franchise Jumped the Shark?|Jason Lynch|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Too, the Moravians, despite their reluctance to bear arms, were pleased to be part of the new country, now that it was at peace.The First Americans to Observe the 4th Were Moravian Pacifists|Linda C. Brinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the mixed reaction to the finale of Lost, did you feel some reluctance to return to the arena of television?From ‘Lost’ to The Rapture: Creators Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta on HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’|Marlow Stern|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As it was, he reflected with satisfaction, he had shown exactly the right kind of reluctance.Lords of the World|Alfred John Church
Margaret noticed his reluctance to go contending with a sense of what he owed to propriety.The Mark Of Cain|Andrew Lang
At last there was nothing left to do but to leave the mansion, which Mr. Bartlett did with reluctance.Randy of the River|Horatio Alger Jr.
Looking back upon my condition, I see that my reluctance was justified.The Blind Mother and The Last Confession|Hall Caine
The two stepped within, Cleg being ashamed to show any further feelings of reluctance to trust his benefactor.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett