Meaning of “hesitant” in the English Dictionary

"hesitant" in British English

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hesitantadjective

uk /ˈhez.ɪ.tənt/ us /ˈhez.ə.tənt/
hesitancy
noun [ U ] uk /ˈhez.ɪ.tən.si/ us /ˈhez.ə.tən.si/

The president is not known for his hesitancy in such matters.
hesitantly
adverb uk /ˈhez.ɪ.tənt.li/ us /ˈhez.ə.tənt.li/

She approached the teacher hesitantly.

(Definition of “hesitant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)