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Noun1.hesitance - a feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something
diffidence, self-distrust, self-doubt - lack of self-confidence
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The hesitance and the resistance in the public regarding female administrators will automatically change into acceptance.
Women's hesitance to discuss the disease is one of causes for the increasing number of breast cancer patients dying in our country,' he said Women should be educated about self-examination and the need to see a doctor if they felt any lump.
Tory former minister Tim Loughton even suggested Donald Trump's account could lose its blue tick, saying that Twitter should "have no hesitance in taking down the Twitter account of the First Citizen of the US, as it would any other citizen of the world who peddles such hate crime".
Her hesitance to commit to a longer term future in Canada could be the surest sign yet that she and Harry, 33, are on course to wed.
I'm trying to take that hesitance and that fear out of my mind.
Abedin also cited hesitance on the part of the Clinton Global Initiative to hold a meeting in the country, where Clinton once (http://m.
Slight hesitance, by now I'd guessed, the impact though hit none the less.
He also noted curators' and historians' hesitance, until recently, to give credit to commercial editorial photographers.
In the course of the novel, Natalie moves through body insecurities, and that history highlights her hesitance to be sexual at all.
With more than 30 years' experience of working with people who inject drugs we can say without any hesitance that this is the right thing to do.
Liberty's hesitance to buy (and Vodafone's reluctance to sell) is motivated by a number of key concerns, namely; potential revenue losses, pricing disagreements and future ownership structures.
September is the time to expect the first interest rate rise, and I would still expect the Federal Reserve to maintain a cautious stance and still show hesitance towards raising interest rates.