Word:

Hesitation

Hes`i`ta´tion
n.1.The act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation.
2.A faltering in speech; stammering.
Noun1.hesitation - indecision in speech or action
2.hesitation - a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed"
3.hesitation - the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
Synonyms: falter, faltering, waver
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