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Definition of "hesitation" []

  • The act or an instance of hesitating. (noun)
  • The state of being hesitant. (noun)
  • A pause or faltering in speech. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hesitation" in a sentence
  • "I think my main hesitation is my fear of getting it wrong."
  • "So, I'm not sure if my hesitation is as a comparison or, simply that I didn't think as highly of it."
  • "My only hesitation is that I cannot take out a tremendous amount of time to figure it out, and I also do not want to buy expensive tools or have equipment that I must find a place for in my limited space."