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From Latin haesitātiōnem, accusative singular of haesitātiō (hesitating, stammering), from haesitō (hesitate).

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hesitation (countable and uncountable, plural hesitations)

  1. An act of hesitating
  2. doubt; vacillation.
    She carried out the order without hesitation.
  3. A faltering in speech; stammering.

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