Meaning of HESITATE in English

v. Function: verb

to show irresolution or uncertainty FF1C; hesitate to buy a new car just now FF1E;

Synonyms: dither, falter, halt, shilly-shally, stagger, vacillate, waver, whiffle, wiggle-waggle

Related Words: balk, boggle, demur, scruple, stick, stickle; fluctuate, oscillate, swing; dawdle, delay, dillydally, hang back, procrastinate, stall, temporize; pause

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.