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Definitions for hesitating
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitant, hesitatingadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hesitating

    of Hesitate

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hesitating in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hesitating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hesitating in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Lynch:

    The only reasonable solution will be to avoid confrontations where force might become necessary, meanwhile, violent criminals certainly aren’t hesitating to use force against police officers or our communities. The bottom line: More cops and more regular New Yorkers are going to get hurt.

  2. Persian:

    The angel grows up in divine knowledge, the brute, in savage ignorance, and the son of man stands hesitating between the two.

  3. Gero Neugebauer:

    On a tactical level, Schaeuble has won out over Merkel – 100 percent, she has a wait-and-see approach, breaking down complicated issues into smaller problems that are tackled step by step. Schaeuble is just pressing ahead. He has the advantage because he is acting, not hesitating.

  4. David Harris:

    Do police officers feel under siege? Yes, they do feel that way. I've heard a lot of them say that, but there's no evidence of the so-called Ferguson effect -- that police are hesitating to do their jobs -- or that criminals are being emboldened by the rhetoric. They're not doing their jobs any differently. The job is harder in the last year, but they aren't just lying down.

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