Meaning of HESITATION in English

n. Function: noun

the act or action of hesitating FF1C; several persons volunteered without hesitation FF1E;

Synonyms: hesitancy, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution, shilly-shally, to-and-fro, vacillation, wavering

Related Words: doubt, dubiety, dubiosity, mistrust, uncertainty; dawdling, delay, procrastination; averseness, indisposition, reluctance

Contrasted Words: alacrity, eagerness; courage, mettle, resolution, spirit, tenacity; aplomb, assurance, confidence

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