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Definition of Hesitation

Hesitation

  1. The act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation.
  2. A faltering in speech; stammering.

Hesitation Quotations

Man should not consider his material possession his own, but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need.
Thomas Aquinas

To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
Bertrand Russell

Racing is a great mania to which one must sacrifice everything, without reticence, without hesitation.
Enzo Ferrari

The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.
John Ruskin

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.
George Sand
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Hesitation Translations

hesitation in Dutch is geweifel, aarzeling, hapering
hesitation in Italian is ritardo, interruzione
hesitation in Latin is dubium
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