noun, plural hes·i·tan·cies
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Another issue that can’t be solved with an app is overcoming vaccine hesitancy.Chicago thinks Zocdoc can help solve its vaccine chaos|Lindsay Muscato|February 12, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Other data, like the ongoing pandemic behavior survey conducted by Carnegie Mellon University’s Delphi Group, shows that vaccine hesitancy is high in states with low social capital, particularly in the South.Researchers identify social factors inoculating some communities against coronavirus|Christopher Ingraham|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
So I’m wondering if you’ve experienced any of the same hesitancy to read that relationship as romantic in the reception to the book, and whether it surprised you.How Gideon the Ninth author Tamsyn Muir queers the space opera|Constance Grady|February 5, 2021|Vox
Covid-19 has had a disproportionate effect on the city’s most historically underserved communities, bringing to the forefront issues such as vaccine hesitancy, learning loss, unemployment and housing instability.D.C. joins Montgomery, Fairfax in launching racial equity office|Michael Brice-Saddler|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Another issue that could undermine plans to achieve herd immunity is vaccine hesitancy.Coronavirus mutations add urgency to vaccination effort as experts warn of long battle ahead|Joel Achenbach, Ariana Eunjung Cha|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
“We would love to finish what we started some years ago,” Branson told journalists at a news conference with notable hesitancy.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also, because it involves reproduction, there is a greater hesitancy by the states to get involved.
I asked Ferris if there was a bias or a hesitancy to recruit Native American kids.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rattner apologized for his hesitancy and “closed [his] eyes and jumped.”
This was partly, it seems, due to his own desire to finish school and his hesitancy to move out to Palo Alto.
There was a pathetic hesitancy in her manner, the hesitancy of a weak woman who adheres to a purpose only by supreme effort.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Bright obeyed, began with much hesitancy, but found his tongue and made an excellent address.
There can be no hesitancy, with the fair words of the crowd in one scale—and Ida Ross, unknown and unbeloved, in the other.Alone|Marion Harland
He realized, and at the same time resented, the tribute he paid Braceway through his hesitancy.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
Thus the cautious encyclopædia; but Ibn Khallikan has no such hesitancy.A Boswell of Baghdad|E. V. Lucas