- Antonyms of RELUCTANT:
- eager, inclined, willing, desirous, disposed, favorable, enthusiastic, glad, happy, keen, ready, certain, decided, determined, resolute, sure, unquestioning.
- Examples of usage:
It conveyed his reluctant, yet absolute, belief that her lover was guilty.
"There was a King in Egypt",Norma Lorimer.
He might have questioned Norton or the judge, for both men evidently knew the girl, but he was reluctant to betray his interest in her to either man.
"The Coming of the Law",Charles Alden Seltzer.
She was reluctant to end her evening so soon, but determined to act the part of considerate hostess.
"A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches",Sarah Orne Jewett.
- It conveyed his reluctant, yet absolute, belief that her lover was guilty.
- egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker.