|part of speech:
||uncertain or in doubt; hesitating.
He was hesitant to ask her for fear that she would refuse.I tend to be hesitant when I have to make an important decision.She was somewhat hesitant about accepting such a fast-paced job.
- indecisive, tentative
- certain, confident, decisive
- similar words:
- diffident, doubtful, dubious, faltering, halfhearted, halting, irresolute, reluctant, uncertain, undecided, unsure
||afraid, insecure, reticent, slow, suspicious, timid