feminine noun
1. (reticence) 
a. reservations (plural) 
La chica tenía cierta reticencia a subir al auto de Pedro porque no confiaba en él.The girl had reservations about getting on Pedro's car as she didn't trust him.
2. (hesitation) 
Laura no mostró reticencia a la hora de aceptar el trato.Laura showed no reluctance when she accepted the deal.
El médico percibió la reticencia del paciente a firmar el consentimiento e intentó tranquilizarlo.The doctor noticed the patient's unwillingness to sign the consent and tried to calm him down.
3. (hint) 
Jaime no es directo y, en lugar de decir lo que le molesta, se anda con reticencias.Jaime is not a direct person and he makes insinuations instead of saying what bothers him.
1. (resistencia) 
a. unwillingness 
2. (insinuación) 
a. insinuation, innuendo 
1 (renuencia) unwillingness; reluctance
2 (reserva) reticence; reserve
3 (ironía) irony; sarcasm
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