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hesitation

noun
 
 
/ˌhezɪˈteɪʃən/
[C, U] a pause before doing something, especially because you are nervous or not certain: After a moment's hesitation, he unlocked the door.HesitatingUncertaintyUncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
have no hesitation in doing sth used to show you are very willing to do something because you know it is the right thing to do: He had no hesitation in signing for the team.Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
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