hesitant

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hes·i·tant

 (hĕz′ĭ-tənt)
adj.
Inclined or tending to hesitate.

hes′i·tant·ly adv.

hesitant

(ˈhɛzɪtənt)
adj
wavering, hesitating, or irresolute
ˈhesitance, ˈhesitancy n
ˈhesitantly adv

hes•i•tant

(ˈhɛz ɪ tənt)

adj.
hesitating.
hes′i•tant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hesitant - lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly
indecisive - characterized by lack of decision and firmness; "an indecisive manager brought the enterprise to a standstill"

hesitant

hesitant

adjective
Translations
váhavýzadrhávajícípomalý
hikandi, óákveîinn
neodločen
duraksayankararsız

hesitant

[ˈhezɪtənt] ADJ (gen) → vacilante; [character] → indeciso
to be hesitant about doing sthno decidirse a hacer algo

hesitant

[ˈhɛzɪtənt] adj
[person] → hésitant(e)
to be hesitant about doing sth → hésiter à faire qch
to be hesitant to do sth → hésiter à faire qch
[voice, step] → hésitant(e)

hesitant

adjzögernd; person (= undecided)unschlüssig, unsicher; voiceunsicher; to be hesitant to do something or about doing somethingzögern, etw zu tun; (= reluctant)etw nicht tun wollen; (= doubtful)Bedenken haben, etw zu tun

hesitant

[ˈhɛzɪtnt] adjesitante, indeciso/a, titubante
to be hesitant about doing sth → esitare a fare qc

hesitate

(ˈheziteit) verb
1. to pause briefly eg because of uncertainty. He hesitated before answering; The diver hesitated for a minute on the diving-board.
2. to be unwilling (to do something) eg because one is not sure it is right. I hesitate to say he lied but he certainly misled me; Don't hesitate to tell me if you have any complaints.
ˈhesitancy noun
the tendency to hesitate.
ˈhesitant adjective
making or having frequent hesitations. a hesitant speaker; I'm hesitant to tell her she's wrong.
ˈhesitantly adverb
ˌhesiˈtation noun
1. an act of hesitating.
2. unwillingness or uncertainty.

hes·i·tant

a. indeciso-a, vacilante.