hesitation
[hɛzɪˈteɪʃn]
NOUN
hesitations (plural noun)
  1. the action of pausing before saying or doing something.
    "she answered without hesitation"
    antonyms:
Origin
early 17th century: from Latin haesitatio(n)-, from haesitare ( see hesitate).
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How to use hesitation in a sentence?
there was a fractional hesitation before he said yes.
I have no hesitation in recommending him.
she answered without hesitation.
hesitation.
How to say hesitation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)huiwering
Arabic (NOUN)تردد, التردد, تردده, يتردد, تتردد
Bangla দ্বিধা
Bosnian (Latin) oklijevanja
Bulgarian (NOUN)колебание
Cantonese (Traditional) 猶豫
Catalan (NOUN)dubtar, dubte
Chinese Simplified 犹豫
Chinese Traditional 猶豫
Croatian (NOUN)oklijevanja
Czech (NOUN)váhání, zaváhání
Danish (NOUN)tøven, betænkeligheder
Dutch (NOUN)aarzeling, schroom
Estonian (NOUN)kõhkluseta, karda
Fijian lomalomarua
Filipino pag-aatubili
Finnish (NOUN)epäröintiä
French (NOUN)hésitation
German (NOUN)zögern, bedenken, Zaudern
Greek (NOUN)δισταγμό
Haitian Creole ezitasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)היסוס, ההיסוס
Hindi (NOUN)झिझक, हिचकिचाहट, हिचक, संकोच
Hungarian (NOUN)habozás, tétovázás
Icelandic (NOUN)hika
Indonesian (NOUN)ragu
Italian (NOUN)esitazione, titubanza, remore
Japanese (NOUN)ためらい, ちゅうちょ, ためらう, 躊躇, 迷わ, 迷い, はばから, 気兼ね, ためらわ, ためらっ, 遠慮
Kiswahili (NOUN)kusita
Korean (NOUN)주저, 망설임
Latvian (NOUN)vilcināšanās
Lithuanian (NOUN)dvejonių, nedvejodamas, neabejojant
Malagasy nisalasala
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)teragak
Maltese esitazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål nøling
Persian (NOUN)تردید
Polish (NOUN)wahania, namysłu, niezdecydowanie, wątpliwości
Portuguese (NOUN)hesitação, vacilar
Querétaro Otomi vacilación
Romanian (NOUN)ezitare
Russian (NOUN)колебаний, нерешительность, раздумий, неуверенность, сомнения, задумываясь, промедления
Samoan faalotolotolua
Serbian (Cyrillic) оклевање
Serbian (Latin) oklevanje
Slovak (NOUN)váhania, zaváhanie
Slovenian (NOUN)obotavljanja, oklevanja
Spanish (NOUN)vacilación, dudarlo, titubeos, duda, indecisión, reparo
Swedish (NOUN)tvekan, tveksamhet
Tahitian feaa ore
Tamil தயக்கம்
Telugu ఎలుగెత్తి
Thai ลังเล
Tongan toe momou
Turkish (NOUN)tereddüt, duraksama, çekinmeden
Ukrainian (NOUN)коливань, вагань
Urdu تردد
Vietnamese chần chừ
Welsh petruso
Yucatec Maya vacilación
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