Thesaurus / hesitation

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

With solid or crisp food there may be a good deal of hesitation and fumbling before he sets himself to masticate and swallow.

The Nervous ChildHector Charles Cameron

He never spoke in doubt or hesitation, but with as much certainty as if his eyes had beheld the promised land.

Notable VoyagersW.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

Without, therefore, a moment's hesitation, she determined to relinquish her present enterprise.

It has been arranged with great care and we have no hesitation in saying that it is the best book of the kind published.

The Mesmerist's VictimAlexandre Dumas

After a moment's hesitation Kitty followed and laid her hand on the brass handle.

Under False PretencesAdeline Sergeant

They hesitated, covering their hesitation with the earnest working of their toffee-filled jaws.

Christopher and ColumbusCountess Elizabeth Von Arnim

And then the habit of looking at things from many sides leads to doubt, hesitation, and inaction.

There was no more of doubt or hesitation in the way in which she held up her face to be kissed, than when she did so as a child.

A Girl of the CommuneGeorge Alfred Henty

Hesitation and signs of horror were manifest in the assemblage round the Kaiser's person.

“May be,” answered Clarice, slowly—her thoughts were running so fast that her words came with hesitation.

A Forgotten HeroEmily Sarah Holt

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