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Webster 1828 Edition


Hesitating

HES'ITATING

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ppr.
Doubting; pausing; stammering.

Definition 2022


hesitating

hesitating

English

Alternative forms

Verb

hesitating

  1. present participle of hesitate

Noun

hesitating (plural hesitatings)

  1. hesitation
    • Charles Dickens
      Miss Martin, after sundry hesitatings and coughings, with a preparatory choke or two, [] commenced a species of treble chirruping []