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hæsitating

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hæsitate +‎ -ing

VerbEdit

hæsitating

  1. Archaic spelling of hesitating; present participle of hæsitate.
    • 1889 CE, William Campbell Jr. and Casper Sibelius, An Account of Missionary Success in the Island of Formosa, page 35 (1996 republication, SMC Pub., ISBN 9576382998):
      And so great and laudable Progresse both of men and women, young and old, chiefe ones, middle sort, and meane ones made therein ; that every one of them could not only rehearse without hæsitating acurately the chiefe Heads or Principles of true Religion, but also were able to Answer wisely and solidly to most Questions about Religion that one would propound or put forth to them.

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