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Adjectives (6)

reluctant
adj. (backward)
reluctant
adj. not eager; "foreigners stubbornly reluctant to accept our ways"; "fresh from college and reluctant for the moment to marry him"
reluctant
adj. disinclined to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize"; "reluctant to help"
reluctant, loth, loath
adj. unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"

Fuzzynyms (30)

dissenting, dissentient, dissident
adj. disagreeing, especially with a majority
resistive, resistant, insubordinate
adj. disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
recalcitrant
adj. marked by stubborn resistance to authority; "the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators"
loth, loath, indisposed, averse, antipathetical, antipathetic
adj. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"
restive
adj. impatient especially under restriction or delay; "the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive"
disobedient
adj. not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority; "disobedient children"
diffident
adj. showing modest reserve; "she was diffident when offering a comment on the professor's lecture"
cross-grained, contrarious
adj. difficult to deal with
unyielding, tenacious, pertinacious, persistent, dour, dogged
adj. stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"
rebellious
adj. resisting control or authority; "temperamentally rebellious"; "a rebellious crew"
recalcitrant, refractory
adj. not responding to treatment; "a stubborn infection"; "a refractory case of acne"; "stubborn rust stains"
unvoluntary, nonvoluntary, involuntary
adj. not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy

Synonyms (14)

blate, bashful
adj. disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)
listless, impassive
adj. lacking zest or vivacity; "he was listless and bored"
afraid
adj. having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work"; "afraid to show emotion"
loth, loath, indisposed, averse, antipathetical, antipathetic
adj. (usually followed by `to') strongly opposed; "antipathetic to new ideas"; "averse to taking risks"; "loath to go on such short notice"; "clearly indisposed to grant their request"
grudging
adj. of especially an attitude; "gave grudging consent"; "grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory"
unwilled, unintentional
adj. without deliberate intent; "my heart with unwilled love grew warm"- George Macdonald

Antonyms (2)

eager
adj. having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"
willing
adj. disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers"

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