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Synonyms and Antonyms of hesitate

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hesitate

synonym (synonym of hesitate)

  • (verb.stative)
    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
     

hypernym (hesitate IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF hesitate relation)

  • (verb.communication)
    utter `hems' and `haws'; indicated hesitation (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    hesitate on moral grounds (verb.stative)
     
  • pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness (verb.stative)
    delay (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move to and fro (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be unsure or weak (verb.stative)
     

entail (entailment relations of hesitate)

  • (verb.cognition)
    lack confidence in or have doubts about (verb.cognition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from hesitate)

synonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation waffle waver pause delay dwell on linger over boggle hover oscillate vacillate doubt falter faltering disinclination hesitancy hesitation vacillation

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