HyperDic: hesitancy

English > 2 senses of the word hesitancy:
NOUNfeelinghesitancy, hesitancea feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something
attributehesitancy, reluctance, hesitation, disinclination, indispositiona certain degree of unwillingness
hesitancy > pronunciation
Soundshheh'zihtahnsiy
Rhymesabsorbency ... Yangtze: 255 rhymes with siy...
English > hesitancy: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something.
Synonymhesitance
Broaderdiffidence, self-doubt, self-distrustlack of self-confidence
Spanishindecisión
Catalanindecisió
Adjectiveshesitantlacking decisiveness of character
English > hesitancy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA certain degree of unwillingness.
Example "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"
Synonymsreluctance, hesitation, disinclination, indisposition
Narrowersloth, slothfulnessA disinclination to work or exert yourself
Broaderunwillingness, involuntarinessThe trait of being unwilling
Spanishaversión, hesitación, indisposición, reluctancia
Catalaninapetència, indisposició
Adjectiveshesitantlacking decisiveness of character
Verbshesitatepause or hold back in uncertainty / uncertainty or unwillingness

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