Synonyms of hesitancy in English:

hesitancy


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noun

1‘they gave the impression of hesitancy and doubt’

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

certainty, resolution

2‘there was a little hesitancy in her voice’

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

willingness