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Definition of Reluctance


  1. Magnetic resistance, being equal to the ratio of magnetomotive force to magnetic flux.
  2. Alt. of Reluctancy

Reluctance Quotations

I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination.
David Ogilvy

Lots of women love to accuse men of being immature when the fellow in question displays a reluctance to 'commit.'
Julie Burchill

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.
Ogden Nash

There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Joseph Addison

There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it with reluctance.
Jean Racine
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Reluctance Translations

reluctance in German is Widerstreben