Synonyms of 'reluctance'
unwillingness to do somethinga reluctance to give official approval to the idea
their unwillingness to accept responsibility for mistakes
The two women viewed each other with dislike and suspicion.
She looked at him with loathing.
He looked at her with distaste.
aversion, , ,
Many people have an aversion to insects.
They are showing a disinclination to pursue these opportunities.
She felt a deep sense of repugnance.
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in the sense of aversion
extreme dislike or disinclinationMany people have an aversion to insects.
in the sense of backwardness
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Thesaurus for reluctance from the Collins English Thesaurus