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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With indecision or unwillingness

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object), : She hesitated to take the job. ,He hesitated to break the law. ,I hesitated before reciting the next line....
  • She pronounced his name hesitatingly, half appealingly.
  • The opposite wall took up the name hesitatingly and tossed it back.
  • "I 'ain't been well; but --- but," hesitatingly, "I'm glad you've come to see me." for more
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