hesitateverb [I]uk us /ˈhez.ɪ.teɪt/
- Should you ever need anything, please don't hesitate to contact me.
- He hesitated before ringing her, fearful of what she might say.
- He hesitated before opening the door and walking into the room.
- She hesitated in the middle of the sentence.
- He sounded nervous, and kept hesitating as he spoke.