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reluctance 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/riˈləktəns/,
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Unwillingness or disinclination to do something,
  1. Unwillingness or disinclination to do something
    • - she sensed his reluctance to continue
  2. The property of a magnetic circuit of opposing the passage of magnetic flux lines, equal to the ratio of the magnetomotive force to the magnetic flux


  1. (physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
  2. a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  3. (reluctant) loath: unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake"
  4. (reluctant) disinclined to become involved; "they were usually reluctant to socialize"; "reluctant to help"
  5. Magnetic reluctance, or magnetic resistance, is a concept used in the analysis of magnetic circuits. It is analogous to resistance in an electrical circuit, but rather than dissipating magnetic energy it stores magnetic energy. ...
  6. Unwillingness to do something; Hesitancy in taking some action; That property of a magnetic circuit analogous to resistance in an electric circuit
  7. (reluctant) Opposing; offering resistance (to); Not wanting to take some action; unwilling, hesitant; uncertain
  8. The relative resistance of a material or space to the passage of flux. The reciprocal of permeance
  9. Hesitation or reluctance sets in when users are rebuffed or are told that changes cannot be made because the specifications have been locked down. Developers also become reluctant to have an open dialog with users for fear of new issues being raised.
  10. renuencia, a regañadientes. Reluctant: hesitating before doing sth because you do not want to do it or because you are not sure that it is the right thing to do.
  11. reluctance = 1/H (category unit)