hesitation

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hez′i tāshən)


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hesitation

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. would [do, try] it without hesitation
  2. what was that hesitation for?
  3. what's your hesitation?
  4. I saw that hesitation!
  5. I don't understand your hesitation
  6. I don't understand why you have so much hesitation about
  7. do you have any hesitations?
  8. a hesitation of [five seconds]
  9. have no hesitation in [recommending, offering, accepting, saying]
  10. do you have any hesitation about...?
  11. so, what's your hesitation?
  12. a bit of hesitation at first
  13. without a bit of hesitation
  14. hesitation and [doubt, uncertainty]
  15. your hesitation is understandable
  16. with only a slight hesitation
  17. without (even) the slightest hesitation
  18. [without, not] even a moment's hesitation
  19. with too much hesitation
  20. any hesitation could result in
  21. his hesitation [led to, was to blame for] the goal
  22. hesitation in [giving, allowing, admitting, accepting]
  23. a brief hesitation before [trying, answering, entering, leaving]
  24. [answered] after a momentary hesitation
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