Synonyms and Antonyms of hesitance
a lack of willingness or desire to do or accept something
- Sales figures for the month were up, as consumers began to overcome their hesitance about purchasing big-ticket items.
faltering, 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
a state or an instance of temporary inaction because of uncertainty about the right course of action
- She mistook my hesitance to mean I didn't like her poem, but I was trying to come up with appropriate words of praise.
faltering, fence-sitting, hesitancy, hesitation, indecision, irresolution, pause, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling)
delay, hawing, procrastination, waiting
misgiving, second thought
consideration, debate, deliberation, doubt, incertitude, indecisiveness, indetermination, uncertainness, uncertainty
aversion, disinclination, indisposition, reluctance, unwillingness
faintheartedness, shyness, timidity, timidness
certainty, certitude, confidence, decisiveness, determination, firmness, resoluteness, resolution, sureness
alacrity, eagerness, readiness