noun, plural hes·i·tan·cies
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OTHER WORDS FROM hesitancypre·hes·i·tan·cy, noun, plural pre·hes·i·tan·cies.
Example sentences from the Web for hesitancy
But the reason Alito gave from the bench for his hesitance was … different.The Weirdest SCOTUS Gay Marriage Questions: Scalia, Thrusting, & More|Melissa Leon|March 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The hesitance over the "von" did not strike his usually keen ear.The Princess Elopes|Harold MacGrath
A momentary hesitance followed, then horror gave way to furious rage, and carnage began."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
However, as in all cases heretofore, they relied upon the resourcefulness and hesitance of the junior president.The Girl Scouts' Good Turn|Edith Lavell
And, under the influence of his reassuring kindliness, her hesitance and misgivings disappeared.
Her hesitance now made him uneasy; he recognized the necessity of increasing her reliance upon him.