noun \ˈhe-zə-tən(t)s\

Definition of HESITANCE

:  hesitancy

Examples of HESITANCE

  1. <sales figures for the month were up, as consumers began to overcome their hesitance about purchasing big-ticket items>
  2. <she mistook my hesitance to mean I didn't like her poem, but I was trying to come up with appropriate words of praise>

First Known Use of HESITANCE



Next Word in the Dictionary: hesitancy
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Hesione
All Words Near: hesitance

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hesitance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More