What does the word hesitant mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Hesitating; faltering; lingering; vacillating.

Usage examples for hesitant

  1. For a long while he sat hesitant. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  2. " But you will accept your cousin," said Brockway, quickly putting Fleetwell's name into the hesitant little pause. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  3. From beneath the layers of the veil came a muffled, almost hesitant, " It is by my consent." – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover