There was no hesitation or regret: I knew adoption was the right decision for her—and for me.
Boyle shot back without a moment's hesitation, “I was fine until that jacket walked in here.”
Would you have any hesitation about appointing a Muslim to the federal bench?
With some hesitation, I spent some time viewing his material.
When asked if they would let their younger siblings use the app, there were a few seconds of hesitation.
As to finding a function for you in society, there was no hesitation as to what that would be.
By that time there was no longer any hesitation as to what course to pursue.
"Yet the grace was to be sufficient always," Kathie said, with some hesitation.
There was solemnity, but no hesitation, in the manner with which they now went to the safe.
After a moment's hesitation Mutimer ascended the stairs by threes.
c.1400, from Old French hesitacion or directly from Latin haesitationem (nominative haesitatio) "a hesitation, stammering," figuratively "irresolution, uncertainty," from haesitare "stick fast, remain fixed; stammer in speech," figuratively "hesitate, be irresolute, be at a loss, be undecided," frequentative of haerere "stick, cling," from PIE *ghais-e (cf. Lithuanian gaistu "to delay, tarry"), from root *ghais- "to adhere; hesitate."