reluctant - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate reluctant

reluctant is hyphenated as re-luc-tant

How to pronounce reluctant

reluctant is pronounced r ɪ´ləktənt

Number of syllables in reluctant

The number of syllables in reluctant is 3

What part of speech in reluctant?

reluctant is an adjective

How common in the word reluctant?

reluctant is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does reluctant convey?

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Common collocations after 'reluctant'

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Common collocations before 'reluctant'

answer, being, even, first, like, look, most, now, seem, though, time, very, watch, why, will

Common collocations of 'reluctant'

answer, back, before, being, come, did, even, first, gave, hand, head, know, like, look, made, man, most, now, other, people, seem, still, tell, though, time, under, very, watch, why, will

Words with similar spelling to reluctant

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Common Verb Collocations of reluctant

accept, admit, be, become, come, commit, discuss, do, engage, enter, get, give, go, have, involve, leave, let, make, may, might, move, part, participate, say, seem, speak, take, talk, will, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of reluctant

and, but, either, nor, or, remand, yet, Nor

Lists containing reluctant

Synonyms of 'afraid'
Synonyms of 'apathetic'
Synonyms of 'averse'
Synonyms of 'backward'
Synonyms of 'cautious'
Synonyms of 'chary'
Synonyms of 'circumspect'
Synonyms of 'deliberate'
Synonyms of 'diffident'
Synonyms of 'dilatory'
Synonyms of 'disinclined'
Synonyms of 'disputatious'
Synonyms of 'dubious'
Synonyms of 'easy'
Synonyms of 'flagging'
Common Adjective Collocations of accept
Common Adjective Collocations of admit
Common Adjective Collocations of abandon
Common Adjective Collocations of acknowledge
Common Adjective Collocations of assent
Common Adjective Collocations of bitterly
Common Adjective Collocations of bade
Common Adjective Collocations of breached
Common Adjective Collocations of curiously
Common Adjective Collocations of commit
Common Adjective Collocations of consent
Common Adjective Collocations of confront
Common Adjective Collocations of cooperate
Common Adjective Collocations of convert
Common Adjective Collocations of discuss
Common Adjective Collocations of dodged
Common Adjective Collocations of enter
Common Adjective Collocations of embrace
Common Adjective Collocations of engage
Common Adjective Collocations of expose
Common Adjective Collocations of expand
Common Adjective Collocations of enforce
Common Adjective Collocations of entangled
Common Adjective Collocations of embark
Common Adjective Collocations of entrust
Common Adjective Collocations of emigrate
Common Adjective Collocations of embroiled
Common Adjective Collocations of endorse
Common Adjective Collocations of farewell
Common Adjective Collocations of forgo
Common Adjective Collocations of grinding
Common Adjective Collocations of goaded
Common Adjective Collocations of hire
Common Adjective Collocations of initially
Common Adjective Collocations of intrude
Common Adjective Collocations of insinuating
Common Adjective Collocations of join
Common Adjective Collocations of jeopardize
Common Adjective Collocations of jagger
Common Adjective Collocations of leave
Common Adjective Collocations of lend
Common Adjective Collocations of linger
Common Adjective Collocations of loosen
Common Adjective Collocations of ludicrously
Common Adjective Collocations of mire
Common Adjective Collocations of nod
Common Adjective Collocations of newsworthy
Common Adjective Collocations of offend
Common Adjective Collocations of overrule
Common Adjective Collocations of outmoded
Common Adjective Collocations of panting
Common Adjective Collocations of proudly
Common Adjective Collocations of participate
Common Adjective Collocations of protesting
Common Adjective Collocations of pluck
Common Adjective Collocations of traditionally
Common Adjective Collocations of undertake
Common Adjective Collocations of unnaturally
Common Adjective Collocations of understandably
Common Adjective Collocations of ungracious