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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

Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
Blaise Pascal

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

Prudence is not hesitation, procrastination, or moderation. It is not driving in the middle of the road. It is not the way of ambivalence, indecision, or safety.
John Ortberg

On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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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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