What does hesitant mean?

Definitions for hesitant
ˈhɛz ɪ tənthes·i·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitant, hesitating(adj)

    lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly

Wiktionary

  1. hesitant(Adjective)

    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.

  2. Origin: From stem of haesitans, present participle of haesito

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hesitant(adj)

    not prompt in deciding or acting; hesitating

  2. Hesitant(adj)

    unready in speech

  3. Origin: [L. haesitans, p. pr. of haesitare: cf. F. hsitant. See Hesitate.]

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How to say hesitant in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hesitant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hesitant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of hesitant in a Sentence

  1. Peter Cecchini:

    People have been hesitant one way or the other ahead of that ECB meeting.

  2. Sigrid Dierickx:

    During the first years after legalization physicians may have been more hesitant to grant and perform euthanasia.

  3. Andre Bakhos:

    The market is a little hesitant after a very strong day in response to some earnings that were taken quite positively.

  4. Alan MacEachin:

    Consumers remain cautious and hesitant to spend despite an improving jobs picture and evidence of accelerating wage increases.

  5. Steny Hoyer:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of hesitant

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