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Definition of 'hesitation'


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

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