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re·luc·tant·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reluctantlyadverb

    with reluctance

Wiktionary

  1. reluctantlyadverb

    In a reluctant or hesitant manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reluctantlyadverb

    in a reluctant manner

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  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. Bertrand Russell:

    These men - ..., the politicians, ... - use their position, their knowledge, and their power of disseminating misinformation to arouse and stimulate the latent instinct for bloodshed. When they have succeeded, they say they are reluctantly forced to war by the pressure of public opinion.

  2. 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.

  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. Nancy Pelosi:

    At the end of the day, we have to make sure that the resources needed to protect the children are available, in order to get resources to the children fastest, we will reluctantly pass the Senate bill.

  5. Farmer Ramesh Singh:

    Last year, I promised myself I wouldn't set the rice paddy residue on fire to clear my field for planting winter crops, but as the new sowing season drew closer, I started running out of time and I reluctantly set the farm waste on fire to prepare the field for wheat planting.

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