Synonyms and Antonyms of hesitate
to show uncertainty about the right course of action <I didn't hesitate to tell them that what they were doing was wrong and that I wanted no part of it> Synonyms balance, dither, falter, halt, hang back, scruple, shilly-shally, stagger, teeter, vacillate, waver, wobble (also wabble) Related Words haw, hem; dally, dawdle, delay, linger, pause, procrastinate, wait; back down, chicken (out); consider, debate, deliberate, ponder, weigh; oscillate, sway; equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, waffle Near Antonyms decide; budge, stir; advance, continue Antonyms dive (in), plunge (in)
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