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hesitant

hes·i·tant

hesitant

 
pronunciation:
he zih tnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: 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.
synonyms:
indecisive, tentative
antonyms:
certain, confident, decisive
similar words:
diffident, doubtful, dubious, faltering, halfhearted, halting, irresolute, reluctant, uncertain, undecided, unsure
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derivation: hesitantly (adv.)