Unfortunate vs Reluctance - What's the difference?

unfortunate | reluctance |


As nouns the difference between unfortunate and reluctance

is that unfortunate is an unlucky person while reluctance is unwillingness to do something.

As an adjective unfortunate

is not favored by fortune.

unfortunate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • not favored by fortune
  • marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune
  • Synonyms

    * (not favored by fortune) unsuccessful * (accompanied by or resulting in misfortune) unlucky

    Antonyms

    * (not favored by fortune) fortunate * (accompanied by or resulting in misfortune) fortunate, lucky

    See also

    * deplorable * regrettable * infelicitous * unsuitable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An unlucky person.
  • reluctance

    English

    Noun

  • Unwillingness to do something.
  • Hesitancy in taking some action.
  • (physics) That property of a magnetic circuit analogous to resistance in an electric circuit.
  • Derived terms

    * reluctance motor