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hesitate

verb /ˈheziteit/
to pause briefly eg because of uncertainty
vacilar, titubear
He hesitated before answering The diver hesitated for a minute on the diving-board.
to be unwilling (to do something) eg because one is not sure it is right
vacilar, dudar
I hesitate to say he lied but he certainly misled me Don’t hesitate to tell me if you have any complaints.
hesitancy noun the tendency to hesitate
vacilación, indecisión; titubeo, duda
I detected a certain hesitancy in his voice.
hesitant adjective making or having frequent hesitations
vacilante, dudoso, indeciso
a hesitant speaker I’m hesitant to tell her she’s wrong.
hesitantly adverb
vacilantemente, dudosamente
hesitation noun an act of hesitating
indecisión, vacilación
Hesitation can cost you dearly when you are a goalkeeper.
unwillingness or uncertainty
vacilación, duda
After some initial hesitation, he agreed to the proposal.
Translations of “hesitate”
in Arabic يَتَرَدَّد…
in Korean 망설이다…
in Malaysian teragak-agak, berasa berat…
in French hésiter, hésiter (à)…
in Turkish tereddüt etmek, kararsız davranmak, duraksamak…
in Italian esitare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猶豫,躊躇…
in Russian колебаться…
in Polish wahać się…
in Vietnamese do dự, ngần ngại…
in Portuguese vacilar, titubear, hesitar…
in Thai รีรอ, ลังเล…
in German zögern…
in Catalan dubtar, titubejar…
in Japanese ためらう, ちゅうちょする…
in Indonesian ragu-ragu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犹豫,踌躇…
(Definition of hesitate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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