reluctantly


reluctantly
Synonyms and related words:
cautiously, circumspectly, crawlingly, creepingly, deliberately, dilatorily, easily, falteringly, gently, grudgingly, haltingly, idly, in low gear, in march time, in slow motion, in slow tempo, indolently, languidly, languorously, leisurely, limpingly, lingeringly, loiteringly, moderately, perfunctorily, pokily, pokingly, relaxedly, slow, slowly, sluggishly, sulkily, sullenly, tarryingly, tentatively, under easy sail, under protest, unhurriedly, with agonizing slowness, with deliberation, with dragging feet, with no heart

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Reluctantly — Re*luc tant*ly, adv. In a reluctant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reluctantly — index unwillingly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reluctantly — adv. Reluctantly is used with these verbs: ↑accept, ↑acknowledge, ↑admit, ↑agree, ↑comply, ↑concede, ↑consent, ↑decide, ↑embark, ↑follow, ↑hand, ↑nod, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • reluctantly — reluctant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unwilling and hesitant. DERIVATIVES reluctantly adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «offering opposition»: from Latin reluctari struggle against …   English terms dictionary

  • reluctantly — adverb see reluctant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reluctantly — See reluctant. * * * …   Universalium

  • reluctantly — adverb In a reluctant or hesitant manner …   Wiktionary

  • reluctantly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. under protest, unwillingly, unenthusiastically, grudgingly, squeamishly, involuntarily, slowly, hesitantly, with a heavy heart …   English dictionary for students

  • reluctantly — rɪ lÊŒktÉ™ntlɪ adv. hesitantly, unwillingly, aversely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reluctantly — re·luc·tant·ly …   English syllables


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