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hesitations, plural;
  1. The action of pausing or hesitating before saying or doing something
    • - she answered without hesitation

  1. indecision in speech or action
  2. reluctance: a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
  3. the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
  4. (hesitate) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
  5. (hesitate) interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
  6. (hesitating) hesitant: lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly
  7. (The hesitations) The Hesitations were an American R&B group from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1965, they scored several hits in 1967 and 1968, the biggest being their gospel-infused version of the title track to the movie Born Free. ...
  8. An act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation; A faltering in speech; stammering
  9. (hesitate) To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; To stammer; to falter in speaking; To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner
  10. (hesitate) (2h)[5], PO away, FO up, push the air away. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - hesitate.
  11. (hesitate) (v) abınırģa, abızırarģa, tili tutulurģa
  12. (hesitate) As students of the Course and Children of God we should not hesitate to give as much consistent effort as we can to understand the lessons, undo the separation and illusion and fulfill the At-one-ment as rapidly as possible. ...
  13. 1975. Vn, celesta (piano). Berandol 1978. 1977. CRI SD-414 (Loban violin, M. Chatman celesta)
  14. A balance step equivalent to a “wait” or pause for at least one count which is frequently used in the Waltz.
  15. Take one full breast stroke (1 complete pull and kick), hold glide position for 3 counts, take a second complete stroke and hold glide for 2 counts, take a third complete stroke and hold glide for 1 count. Repeat one full stroke and hold for 3 counts, etc.
  16. The term used to describe a problem in Driveability. The engine momentarily fails to respond to a push on the Accelerator. The cause is usually a lean Fuel-air mixture (i.e., more air than fuel) or Retarded Timing.
  17. trouble starting and stopping the urine stream.
  18. a pause in the flow of speech; can be relaxed or tense.
  19. A brief pause before a bid or play, considered somewhat shorter than a Huddle.
  20. A break in the usual tempo.