Hesitation Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Hesitation

(Mathematics) (of a function) defined for each point in the domain of the function by , and describes the difference (possibly ∞) between the limit superior and limit inferior of the function near that point.
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An instance of hesitating.
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The act of one who dawdles.
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Changing location by moving back and forth.
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In medicine, a wave-like motion or undulation of a fluid in a natural or abnormal cavity (e.g. pus in an abscess), which is felt during palpation or percussion.
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Reluctance or an inability to make up one's mind; irresolution.
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The state of being disinclined; want of propensity, desire, or affection; slight aversion or dislike; indisposition.
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The characteristic of being tentative.
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An equivocal statement or expression.
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Skepticism is a general attitude of distrusting or doubting.
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The condition of being indecisive
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The state of being irresolute.
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Procrastination; hesitation.
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Debate over an issue; vacillation.
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(UK, dialect, dated) A sapling left standing in a fallen wood.
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Unsteadiness in speech or action:
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Hesitancy in taking some action.
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A speech impediment characterized by stammering or stuttering usually resulting from emotional or psychological causes.
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(Clinical psychology) A complex tic comprising the repetition or echoing of one's own spoken words, which may sound like stuttering.
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The property of being timid; shyness.
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Antonyms for Hesitation

(Brit., Informal) A quantity given or taken at one time
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Anything certain; definite act
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A resolute quality of mind
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In Calvinism, the continuance in grace of people elected to eternal salvation
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The state or quality of being eager; ardent desire.
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(Countable, rare) The result or product of being sure.
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Words Related to Hesitation

(Obs.) Apprehension or fear
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Uncertainty is defined as doubt.
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The period of time during which one is delayed.
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Hesitation; suspense; doubt.
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The act of hesitating or state of being hesitant
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Find another word for hesitation. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hesitation, like: oscillation, hesitancy, delaying, irresolution, dawdling, procrastination, vacillation, fluctuation, faltering, doubt and uncertainty.