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Linguistic grumble -- reticent instead of reluctant

I'm hearing more and more broadcasters using "reticent" to mean "reluctant", as in: "Jones was reticent to reveal his thoughts about his marriage." Another example I just heard: "People were reticent to complain." They weren't reticent to complain, they were reluctant.

I know that language changes but I dislike this new usage and I am reluctant to accept it as standard English.


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