Ummm.

I don't really know--ummm--if I can get this definition right.

Ummm.

Jeez. Should I even try?

Umm. Noding is hard.

Okay. Here goes.

The act of holding back, delaying, or pausing in doubt or indecision.

 

He

 

 

who

 

 

hesitates

 

 

is

                                                                                       wondering

 

 

is

                                                                                       considering

 

 

is

                                                                                    weighing options

 

 

is

                                                                                   asking for advice

 

 

is

                                                                                    losing time 

 

 

 


is



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Hes`i*ta"tion (?), n. [L. haesitatio: cf. F. h'esitation.]

1.

The act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation.

2.

A faltering in speech; stammering.

Swift.

 

© Webster 1913.

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