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Noun
Unwillingness to do something
“Does this help explain current concerns such as England's reluctance to be absorbed in the European Union?”
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The state of being diffident, timid or shy
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A strong dislike or disinclination
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A sudden sensation of misgiving
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A pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
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An expression of doubt qualifying overall approval of a plan or statement
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The action of objecting to or hesitating over something
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The state of being irresolute
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The characteristic of being tenacious
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A studied attitude of questioning and doubt
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Avoidance of attention
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Habitual skepticism
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