lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly
Tending to hesitate, wait, or proceed with caution or reservation.
I am hesitant to recommend him as a manager because he has a short temper.
Origin: From stem of haesitans, present participle of haesito
not prompt in deciding or acting; hesitating
unready in speech
Origin: [L. haesitans, p. pr. of haesitare: cf. F. hsitant. See Hesitate.]
The numerical value of hesitant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of hesitant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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People have been hesitant one way or the other ahead of that ECB meeting.
During the first years after legalization physicians may have been more hesitant to grant and perform euthanasia.
The market is a little hesitant after a very strong day in response to some earnings that were taken quite positively.
Consumers remain cautious and hesitant to spend despite an improving jobs picture and evidence of accelerating wage increases.
The majority of Democrats right now are very hesitant, to say the least, and not at all sure that trade is good for working people.
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