Synonyms of hesitation in English:

hesitation


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noun

1‘she answered without hesitation’

SYNONYMS
pausing, delay, hanging back, waiting, shilly-shallying, dithering, stalling, temporizing, temporization
uncertainty, hesitancy, hesitance, unsureness, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness, irresolution, irresoluteness, indecision, indecisiveness, equivocation, vacillation, oscillation, wavering, scepticism, nervousness, second thoughts
British havering, humming and hawing
Scottish swithering
informal dilly-dallying, blowing hot and cold
rare dubiety, incertitude, cunctation
ANTONYMS

resolution, certainty

2‘I have no hesitation in recommending him’

SYNONYMS
reluctance, misgivings, qualms, scruples, reservations, compunction, unwillingness, disinclination, ambivalence, unease, uneasiness, demurral
ANTONYMS

willingness