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the state of not being disposed or inclined

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(physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)

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(35) Her task of work, some sighing lover every day makes it his petition to perform for her; which she accepts blushing, and with reluctancy, for fear he will ask her a look for a recompence, which he dares not presume to hope; so great an awe she strikes into the hearts of her admirers.
He said the dealy was resulting into investors' reluctancy to invest in the industry as the community was waiting since 2011 for a new policy by the government.
"Every day there is some- thing new and it's creating more and more tension, more and more nervousness and more and more reluctancy on the clients' side, so yes, as things deteriorate and become more dramatic it will in one way or another impact our business.
While Cllr Derek Butler told the meeting the review should have taken place "years ago", he also questioned if "reluctancy" to develop housing in rural areas had caused falling pupil numbers.
Initially, I took on the challenge with reluctancy, knowing I would be forced to give up everyday things I had grown accustomed to and was certain I couldn't live without.
"The incidents we did report, which included name-calling and a reluctancy to put seat belts on, happened before that date and were ironed out immediately by the school's staff."
(43) She went on to say, "we seem to have a reluctancy to allow the students to produce their own musical statements (or compositions), with their simplicity or naivety".
The reluctancy of the parent which is the crucial factor examining family compliance was present in only 3 parents.
A lack of trust in traditional banks - along with rubbish returns on savings and their reluctancy to cough up any cash for loans - has seen a huge growth in the peer-to-peer market.
Bansfield concludes that the backwardness of such a society is explained, "largely but not entirely," by the reluctancy to cooperate and to any kind of continuing association beyond nuclear family, unwillingness to involve themselves in any public problem or activity in the interest of the community, incapacity to maintain formal organization and shortsighted fickleness in political acts.
Setback "We would like to announce that Ali Al Habsi would not be participating in the tournament due to an injury and the reluctancy of Wigan to release him.
A twelve year old dog was reported with history of reluctancy in taking solid food and rubbing the mouth with paw.
"When you only have two, your reluctancy's got to go out the window," Kelly said.
"So because of the reluctancy of the administration, you have essentially pushed this program into an area where you have to either kill someone or let them go," he added.
This duration is shorter as compared to our study which may be due to reluctancy of our patients to join their duty after any operation.