Reluctant vs Uninclined - What's the difference?

reluctant | uninclined |

As adjectives the difference between reluctant and uninclined

is that reluctant is opposing; offering resistance (to) while uninclined is not inclined; level, unsloped.




(en adjective)
  • Opposing; offering resistance (to).
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , II.108:
  • There, breathless, with his digging nails he clung / Fast to the sand, lest the returning wave, / From whose reluctant roar his life he wrung, / Should suck him back to her insatiate grave [...].
  • * 2008 , Kern Alexander et al., The World Trade Organization and Trade in Services , p. 222:
  • They are reluctant to the inclusion of a necessity test, especially of a horizontal nature, and emphasize, instead, the importance of procedural disciplines [...].
  • Not wanting to take some action; unwilling.
  • She was reluctant to lend him the money


    * unwilling, disinclined




  • Not inclined; level, unsloped.
  • Not inclined (to do something); reluctant or indifferent.