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.
References in classic literature ?
They were slow, hesitant, uncertain, as of something that did not see its way; to my disordered reason all the more terrifying for that, as the approach of some blind and mindless malevolence to which is no appeal.
"I should say," he began his hesitant answer, "that it--er--depends on the--er--the lady."
So I stood, with hesitant knuckle, without her door.
She was still in this hesitant frame of mind when she entered Reigelheimer's Restaurant, and it perturbed her that she could not come to some definite decision on Mr Pickering, for those subtle signs which every woman can recognize and interpret told her that the latter, having paved the way by talking machinery for a week, was about to boil over and speak of higher things.
Why, all the time, with them, I've a feeling that we're cheating and lying to each other, playing a game like at a masquerade ball." She paused for a moment, hesitant and debating, then went on in a queer low voice.
He seemed to find much food for thought in this; but his reply was very slow and hesitant. "You see, madam," he said, "from outside the place looks--well, it is a perfectly decent place--but ladies like you don't--don't generally think so.
"An' thus 'ull be the loddie," the skipper said, reaching out a hesitant hand to the child's cheek.
Once the [lambda](E)-level higher order hesitant fuzzy soft set of [??] is achieved, we calculate the inclusion measure values [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] given by (38) to rank all the alternatives.
Torra [20] extended the concept of fuzzy sets to hesitant fuzzy sets.
Many celebrated extensions have been developed including type-2 fuzzy sets (T2FSs) [7], fuzzy multisets (FMSs) [8, 9], intuitionistic fuzzy sets (IFSs) [10], interval-valued intuitionistic fuzzy sets (IVIFSs) [11, 12], and hesitant fuzzy sets (HFSs) [13-17].
'Our players are still hesitant, we're coming up with a new system and they're still hesitant with that, but I just told them to play as hard as they can and everything will follow.'
"No, I absolutely anticipated that she would be a lot more aggressive and less hesitant," Carmouche said at the evening's post-fight press conference when asked if Shevchenko performed as expected.