Examples of hesitance in a Sentence
sales figures for the month were up, as consumers began to overcome their hesitance about purchasing big-ticket items
she mistook my hesitance to mean I didn't like her poem, but I was trying to come up with appropriate words of praise
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Rauner’s hesitance to back the bill has been obvious.
Whatever ill will or hesitance was held against him by those who filled Heinz Field on Saturday appears to be gone.
Many are outraged by his stance, and have decried Trump's hesitance to denounce racist violence.
And given the Trump family’s inveterate mendacity, the steady stream of damning new details surrounding the Russia story, and the fact that the president tends to ignore professional advice, their hesitance is perfectly understandable.
That hesitance about public celebration, however, would not last.
Like Tron: Legacy or Star Trek: Into Darkness, an insistence on too-obvious callbacks mixed with hesitance to deface what came before left Shadow of Mordor feeling like a very extensive fan-fiction.
In short, Mary believes, a parent's hesitance to accept all that comes with gender transition shouldn't be interpreted as homophobia or a lack of love, but rather shock and grief at the loss of one child even as another child emerges.
The hesitance comes, in part, from Bonifacio’s limited time at the major-league level and the upside the organization still sees in Soler.
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First Known Use of hesitance
Synonymsdisinclination, reluctance, hesitancy, reticence, unwillingness
Related Wordsfaltering, fence-sitting, hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, staggering, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling); distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty
Near Antonymsassurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety
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