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hesitant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hesitant

  1. slow to begin or proceed with a course of action because of doubts or uncertainty <he was hesitant about committing himself to the oversight of the project, which he knew would be long and difficult> Synonyms cagey (also cagy), disinclined, dubious, indisposed, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, reticent Related Words uneager, unenthusiastic; averse, unwilling; ambivalent, conflicted, doubtful, faltering, halting, indecisive, infirm, irresolute, questioning, skeptical, uncertain, undecided, unsure, vacillating, wobbly (also wabbly); fainthearted, shy, timid Near Antonyms eager, enthusiastic, glad, happy, keen; ready, willing; certain, decided, determined, resolute, sure, unquestioning Antonyms disposed, inclined





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