hesitantly


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hes·i·tant

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

hes′i·tant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hesitantly - with hesitation; in a hesitant manner; "he finally accepted hesitantly"
unhesitatingly - without hesitation; "she said yes unhesitatingly"
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hesitantly

[ˈhezɪtəntlɪ] ADVindecisamente; [speak, suggest] → con vacilación

hesitantly

[ˈhɛzɪtəntli] adv [ask] → avec hésitation

hesitantly

advzögernd

hesitantly

[ˈhɛzɪtntlɪ] advcon esitazione

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.
References in classic literature ?
Dag Daughtry extended his hand hesitantly, but the Ancient Mariner seized it and pressed it so fiercely with his age-lean fingers as to hurt.
You're awfully good and kind," she said, and then began hesitantly on what was bothering her.
The problems were triggered as the tape went back - with the Thompson- trained Esh Bran Girl hampering several other horses - with the starter hesitantly and belatedly waving his yellow flag to indicate a false start.
The Premier league outfit should have gone ahead in the second minute but Peter Canero hesitantly shot wide from 12 yards.
We liked the little club because everyone could just get along and chill out in there,'' the girl said hesitantly.
There was a convention that you might argue hesitantly about the rate of interest.
Fine, I suppose, but Rinder backpedals rapidly, writing that his Biennial "opens the door only hesitantly to the possible richness of a truly expanded view of artistic practice.
When his turn arrived, Noah warily, somewhat hesitantly stepped forward.
England had begun hesitantly and trailed to an early try from Morocco's Oufriche Mokhtar.
When she hesitantly returns for a big family conflab, she's shocked to learn that big Daddy has decided to divide his empire between the three daughters.
Finally, Wall Street is hesitantly bullish on the equity, as Zacks reports that eight of the 15 covering analysts rate the shares a "buy" or better, while seven deem JPM a "hold.
He'd knocked hesitantly and James had answered, dressed in a torn blue sweater and khaki trousers, larger than life, a smudged glass in his hand.