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hesitation

noun

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a state or an instance of temporary inaction because of uncertainty about the right course of action
  • one moment's hesitation on my part, and the elusive butterfly was lost to me forever

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The first known use of hesitation was in the 14th century

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“Hesitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hesitation. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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