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Lawyers in who practiced in Maryland and the District grew accustomed to texting or calling Bregman with a legal question because they knew he would know the answer without hesitation.

Still, there appeared to be little hesitation in the GOP ranks on voting to support Greene.

Becklund has no hesitation recommending their use—with the caveat that it’s important to talk to a physician about any medical concerns first, and to make sure not to get one that’s too heavy.

I started with one digit every two seconds and I’ve had to practice doing that very quickly and learning how to do that without hesitation.

“I don’t have any hesitation for myself,” said Prahl, while acknowledging that if she were advising a patient, she would run through potential risks and benefits.

I ask about sex and drinking and drugs, routinely and without hesitation.

When Malloy is asked what the hardest part of the last four years has been, he says without hesitation, “Sandy Hook.”

He admitted responsibility without hesitation, and in meticulous, grisly detail.

“Hesitation and half steps have consequences as well—and those remain to be determined,” Panetta said.

“There was a lot of hesitation from Joselito to really trust me,” Miller said.

Austria's fall was due to the lethargy and hesitation of the courts of Berlin and St. Petersburg.

You have, year after year, without the slightest hesitation or remorse, sucked its life-blood from it.

A muffled sound of voices became audible, and Irvin, following a moment of hesitation, crossed and opened the door.

With little hesitation she did so, in view of the immensely superior force displayed.

Ultimately, finding the Emperor's cause in the ascendant, he cast aside hesitation and threw in his lot with him.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hesitation, such as: doubt, equivocation, hesitancy, indecision, misgiving, and mistrust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.