hesitance


hes·i·tance

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

1601

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