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Definition of Hesitate

Hesitate v. i. means: To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.

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Hesitate v. i. means: To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.

Meaning of Hesitate

Hesitate (v. i.) means: To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.

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Hesitate (v. i.): To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.

Consider (v. i.): To hesitate.

Hesitated (imp. & p. p.): of Hesitate

Hesitating (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Hesitate

Mammer (v. i.): To hesitate; to mutter doubtfully.

Hesitate (v. i.): To stammer; to falter in speaking.

Falter (v. & n.): To hesitate in purpose or action.

Pause (n.): To hesitate; to hold back; to delay.

Demur (v. t.): To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about.

Scruple (v. t.): To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question.

Hesitate (v. t.): To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner.

Halt (v. i.): To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.

Hem (v. i.): To make the sound expressed by the word hem; hence, to hesitate in speaking.

Shilly-shally (v. i.): To hesitate; to act in an irresolute manner; hence, to occupy one's self with trifles.

Stick (v. i.): To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; -- often with at.

Balance (v. i.): To fluctuate between motives which appear of equal force; to waver; to hesitate.

Stagger (n.): To begin to doubt and waver in purposes; to become less confident or determined; to hesitate.

Falter (v. & n.): To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his tongue falters.

Scruple (v. i.): To be reluctant or to hesitate, as regards an action, on account of considerations of conscience or expedience.

Deliberate (v. i.): To take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning.

Stutter (v. t. & i.): To hesitate or stumble in uttering words; to speak with spasmodic repetition or pauses; to stammer.

Boggle (n.): To stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision.

Demur (v. i.): To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.

Stagger (v. t.): To cause to doubt and waver; to make to hesitate; to make less steady or confident; to shock.

Linger (a.): To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait long; to be slow or reluctant in parting or moving; to be slow in deciding; to be in suspense; to hesitate.

Stammer (v. i.): To make involuntary stops in uttering syllables or words; to hesitate or falter in speaking; to speak with stops and diffivulty; to stutter.

Doubt (v. i.): To waver in opinion or judgment; to be in uncertainty as to belief respecting anything; to hesitate in belief; to be undecided as to the truth of the negative or the affirmative proposition; to b e undetermined.

Doubt (v. t.): To question or hold questionable; to withhold assent to; to hesitate to believe, or to be inclined not to believe; to withhold confidence from; to distrust; as, I have heard the story, but I doubt the truth of it.

Force (v. i.): To make a difficult matter of anything; to labor; to hesitate; hence, to force of, to make much account of; to regard.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Hesitate

Meaning of plater

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Meaning of haver

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Meaning of Hesitate

Hesitate means: To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.

Meaning of Consider

Consider means: To hesitate.

Meaning of Hesitated

Hesitated means: of Hesitate

Meaning of Hesitating

Hesitating means: of Hesitate

Meaning of Mammer

Mammer means: To hesitate; to mutter doubtfully.

Meaning of Hesitate

Hesitate means: To stammer; to falter in speaking.

Meaning of Falter

Falter means: To hesitate in purpose or action.

Meaning of Pause

Pause means: To hesitate; to hold back; to delay.

Meaning of Demur

Demur means: To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about.

Meaning of Scruple

Scruple means: To regard with suspicion; to hesitate at; to question.

Meaning of Hesitate

Hesitate means: To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner.

Meaning of Halt

Halt means: To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain.

Meaning of Hem

Hem means: To make the sound expressed by the word hem; hence, to hesitate in speaking.

Meaning of Shilly-shally

Shilly-shally means: To hesitate; to act in an irresolute manner; hence, to occupy one's self with trifles.

Meaning of Stick

Stick means: To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; -- often with at.


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