Simple Definition of hesitant
: slow to act or speak especially because you are nervous or unsure about what to do : feeling or showing hesitation
Full Definition of hesitant
: tending to hesitate : slow to act or proceed
Examples of hesitant
She took a hesitant step back from the door.
He seems hesitant about accepting the job.
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