Synonyms of hesitation


1. hesitation, vacillation, wavering, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution

usage: indecision in speech or action

2. reluctance, hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indisposition, unwillingness, involuntariness

usage: a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"

3. hesitation, waver, falter, faltering, pause

usage: the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"

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Definition and meaning of hesitation (Dictionary)