What does reluctantly mean?

Definitions for reluctantly
re·luc·tant·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reluctantly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reluctantly(adverb)

    with reluctance

Wiktionary

  1. reluctantly(Adverb)

    In a reluctant or hesitant manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reluctantly(adverb)

    in a reluctant manner

How to pronounce reluctantly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say reluctantly in sign language?

  1. reluctantly

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reluctantly in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reluctantly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of reluctantly in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    I would have to vote for Hillary. Reluctantly so, but I would.

  2. Terence:

    There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

  3. Kim Schrier:

    I think a lot of them voted somewhat reluctantly for Our President and would like to see some brakes on the rhetoric.

  4. Robert Owen:

    I have decided, albeit reluctantly, that a final opportunity must be given to this man that he wants to live up to his assertion that he wants to assist me in this inquiry.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    But I think it'll be important to show the American people, this was a decision made reluctantly, this was a decision forced upon us, rather than something we were eager to embrace.

Images & Illustrations of reluctantly

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