Synonyms for hesitate
- be irresolute
- be reluctant
- be unwilling
- blow hot and cold
- hang back
- hem and haw
- hold back
- hold off
- pull back
- shy away
- sit on fence
- think about
- think twice
Antonyms for hesitate
- do well
- go along
- carry on
- go ahead
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HESITATE
Percival, with his new air of Wall Street operator, was inclined to hesitate.
She thought the people of the towns might hesitate to admit so many men strangers.
Mr Verloc, thinking of Mr Vladimir, did not hesitate in the choice of words.
Shall we hesitate to devote to him whatever he claims, or whatever we can bestow?
But Gawtrey had been so earnest on the subject, that he felt as if he had no right to hesitate.
He might make mistakes, but he would not doubt and hesitate and draw back.
Did Donald hesitate whether his bed was to be on feathers or branches?
If her memory should fail, or if she should make a false step, he would not hesitate to push her.
So he did not hesitate, but began to follow the others in a prudent way.
If it's money you're after I'll tell you I am armed, and I'll not hesitate to shoot.