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Definition of Hesitate


  1. To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment.
  2. To stammer; to falter in speaking.
  3. To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner.
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Hesitate Translations

hesitate in Dutch is aarzelen, schoorvoeten, dubben
hesitate in Italian is esitare
hesitate in Latin is dubito
hesitate in Spanish is vacilar