See also: hésitant

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin haesitans, present participle of haesitare (to stick fast, to hesitate).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛzɪtənt/
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hesitant (comparative more hesitant, superlative most hesitant)

  1. Tending to hesitate, wait, or proceed with caution or reservation.
    I am hesitant to recommend him as a manager because he has a short temper.

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  1. gerund of hesitar