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synonyms for hesitations

  • doubt
  • equivocation
  • hesitancy
  • indecision
  • misgiving
  • mistrust
  • pause
  • procrastination
  • qualm
  • reluctance
  • skepticism
  • unwillingness
  • vacillation
  • dawdling
  • delay
  • demurral
  • dubiety
  • faltering
  • fluctuation
  • indecisiveness
  • indisposition
  • irresolution
  • oscillation
  • scruple
  • wavering
  • averseness
  • delaying
  • fumbling
  • hemming and hawing
  • stammering
  • stumbling
  • stuttering
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antonyms for hesitations

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  • belief
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • faith
  • trust
  • eagerness
  • go
  • perseverance
  • sureness
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How to use hesitations in a sentence

He can throw no light from the French side upon the reason for the strange hesitations of our Governments.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Finally, after many hesitations, we reached the house and through the kitchen window looked at a scene of domestic peace.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
This certainly ended his hesitations, and he turned his whole attention to devising a plan for presenting his claim.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
Amid the doubts and hesitations of later days the knowledge of this played an important part.
SOUTH AMERICAW. H. KOEBEL
But that could scarcely be, seeing how fresh in my memory were all the doubts and hesitations that had beset me.
THAT BOY OF NORCOTT'SCHARLES JAMES LEVER
One by one, as the hour was approaching when she expected to see Marius, the hesitations of the young girl vanished like smoke.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
Afterwards he told me, with many hesitations, that my room at Boodle Hall had been made into a second nursery.
THE FITZ-BOODLE PAPERSWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
I am sure you have forgotten him, Hermione, for all your hesitations and efforts to be faithful.
CYNTHIA WAKEHAM'S MONEYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
These doubts and hesitations are necessarily increased when we try to become consistent teachers and wise counselors of the young.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
He therefore overcomes Ugrasena's hesitations and in due course the latter is enthroned.
THE LOVES OF KRISHNA IN INDIAN PAINTING AND POETRYW. G. ARCHER
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