what is difference between hesitation and reluctance
- hæsitation (chiefly archaic) [18th–19th C.]
From Latin haesitātiōnem, accusative singular of haesitātiō (“hesitating, stammering”), from haesitō (“hesitate”).
- (UK, US) IPA(key): /hɛzɪˈteɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
hesitation (countable and uncountable, plural hesitations)
- An act of hesitating
- doubt; vacillation.
- A faltering in speech; stammering.
- (act of hesitating): cunctation, hold-up; see also Thesaurus:delay
- (doubt, vacillation): irresolution, wavering
From reluct + -ance
- IPA(key): /ɹɪˈlʌktəns/
- Hyphenation: re‧luc‧tance
reluctance (countable and uncountable, plural reluctances)
- 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
- reluctant, adjective
- reluctantly, adverb