Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If you are reluctant to do something, you do not want to do it.

Examples: (adjective) The ease of TV makes people reluctant to read books. (adjective) My son was reluctant to go to school today because he has a test. (adjective) People are often reluctant to break old habits.

Synonyms: adjectives: unenthusiastic, shy, hesitant.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 A