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hesitant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hesitant  \Hes"i*tant\,  a.  [L.  haesitans  p.  pr  of  haesitare: 
  cf  F.  h['e]sitant.  See  {Hesitate}.] 
  1.  Not  prompt  in  deciding  or  acting;  hesitating. 
 
  2.  Unready  in  speech.  --Baxter. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hesitant 
  adj  1:  lacking  decisiveness  of  character;  unable  to  act  or  decide 
  quickly  or  firmly;  "stood  irresolute  waiting  for  some 
  inspiration"  [syn:  {hesitating},  {irresolute}] 
  2:  acting  with  uncertainty  or  hesitance  or  lack  of  confidence; 
  "a  groping  effort  to  understand"  [syn:  {groping}] 




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