An act of hesitating; suspension of viewpoint or action; question; vacillation.
A faltering in speech; stammering.
The work of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; question; vacillation.
A faltering in address; stammering.
The work of hesitating; a pausing or delay in identifying or acting; suspension of judgment or decision from anxiety of brain; a situation of question.
An irregular involuntary pausing in address; awkward or embarrassed disruption of message; stammering.
Synonyms Hesitation, Hesitancy; wavering, suspense, doubt, question, vacillation; faltering. Hesitation is perhaps more frequently used for the work of hesitating, hesitancy usually the spirit, personality, or state of mind. Hesitation is more typical.