hesitation

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From Latin haesitātiōnem, accusative singular of haesitātiō (hesitating, stammering), from haesitō (hesitate).

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hesitation (plural hesitations)

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

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