Reluctance is hesitation or unwillingness to do something.
When you really don't want to go out in the rain, this is an example of reluctance.
- the fact or state of being reluctant; unwillingness
- Rare opposition; revolt
- Elec. the resistance offered to magnetic flux by a magnetic circuit, equal to the magnetomotive force divided by the magnetic flux: similar to the resistance in an electric circuit
- The state of being reluctant; unwillingness.
- Physics A measure of the opposition to magnetic flux, analogous to electric resistance.
(countable and uncountable, plural reluctances)