reluctant to (do something)

reluctant to (do something)

Unwilling, hesitant, or disinclined to do something. I was reluctant to sign over the creative rights to my music, but they were offering me a pretty heft sum in return. Sarah is a little reluctant to try something new. My dad has always been reluctant to admit when something is his fault.
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reluctant to do something

unwilling to do something; not wanting to do something. David was reluctant to admit his mistakes. Although reluctant to appear in court, the witness was ordered to by subpoena.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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