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  Definition of hesitation
  1. the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
  2. a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  3. indecision in speech or action
Similar Words: waver, falter, faltering, reluctance, hesitancy, disinclination, indisposition, vacillation, wavering

 

Hyponyms: sloth, slothfulness

 

Derivational Morphology: falter, waver, bumble, stutter, stammer, hesitate, waffle, pause, indispose, disincline, hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate

 

 
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