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.
not favored by fortune
marked or accompanied by or resulting in misfortune
* (not favored by fortune) unsuccessful
* (accompanied by or resulting in misfortune) unlucky
* (not favored by fortune) fortunate
* (accompanied by or resulting in misfortune) fortunate, lucky
Unwillingness to do something.
Hesitancy in taking some action.
(physics) That property of a magnetic circuit analogous to resistance in an electric circuit.
* reluctance motor