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ˈhɛz ɪ tənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitant, hesitating(adj)

    lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly



Editors Contribution

  1. gun-shy

    proceed with caution.

    he was hesitant to travel at night due to a previous bad experience.

    Submitted by JP03 on March 9, 2015  

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  1. Michele Spoont:

    Dr. Fortney’s intervention developed a method to extend the reach of the specialized PTSD services to the community primary care clinics by using telehealth technology, not only does it make it easier for veterans to get the specialized treatments, but maybe it will help those veterans who are hesitant to go to a mental health program get evidence-based PTSD treatment if it is offered in a primary care setting.

  2. Jason Roberts:

    I would be hesitant to vote by mail in North Carolina on Election Day given what I've seen.

  3. Emily Brunson:

    You're seeing people who are commenting' I can't trust anything Trump says.' You've got people on the opposite end of the spectrum saying,' Unless he says it's OK, I'm not going to do it,' you're going to get people who are hesitant who are not normally vaccine hesitant.

  4. Lilia Dashevsky:

    Many people are hesitant to listen to us or even give second thought to our opinions and beliefs because they are different from the Republican 'norm,' we should be the open-tent party; it is extremely attractive for young people to feel included and accepted.

  5. John Hitt:

    I've had to scratch the trip, eat the cost of a rental car cancellation and now I'm starting over to figure out when I could get there, with the uncertainty now created by the shutdown, it's making me hesitant to fly.

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