Synonyms & Antonyms : Reluctant





Reluctant



( Adjective )


He seemed
reluctant to help us now.

Synonyms:

Unwilling

Averse

Slow

Opposed

Indisposed

Backward

Contextual Examples:

He was
unwilling to be transferred to Mumbai but his boss did not consider his protest.

He seems to be
averse to hard work.

My tenant’s rent payments are always
slow.

She seems violently
opposed to your going abroad.

The master was
indisposed to give him permission.

He is a little
backward in his studies.



Antonyms:

Desirous

Inclined

Willing

Eager

Disposed

Favorable

Contextual Examples:

John is
desirous of going to the United States for higher studies in computer programming.

We can go for a walk, if you feel so
inclined.

He is
eager to return to India after higher studies as a big boss.

He has
disposed of his guests with great difficulty.

His interview has been
favorable but the result would be known after a month.


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