hesitation - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˌhezɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
singularhesitation
pluralhesitations
  1. a pause before doing something, or a feeling that you should not do it, especially because you are nervous, embarrassed, or worried

    After a brief hesitation, he answeredYes’.

    have no hesitation in doing something:

    I would have no hesitation in recommending him for the job.