Definition of Hesitator

1. Noun. One who hesitates (usually out of fear).

Exact synonyms: Hesitater, Vacillator, Waverer
Generic synonyms: Coward
Derivative terms: Hesitate, Hesitate, Hesitate, Vacillate, Waver, Waver



Definition of Hesitator

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hesitater) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hesitator

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesitator

hesitantly
hesitate
hesitated
hesitater
hesitaters
hesitates
hesitating
hesitatingly
hesitation
hesitation wound
hesitation wounds
hesitations
hesitative
hesitatively
hesitativeness
hesitator (current term)
hesitators
hesitatory
hesp
hesped
hesperadin
hesperetin
hesperian
hesperid
hesperidene
hesperides
hesperidia
hesperidin
hesperidins
hesperidium

Literary usage of Hesitator

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1. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1915)
"ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION or CULEX hesitator: $-—Proboscis moderately long, very slightly broadened towards apex, black scaled; palpi short, black; ..."

2. The Evolution of Technic in Elizabethan Tragedy by Harriott Ely Fansler (1914)
"One would believe with Furnival ihat to Shakespeare is due the honor of the hesitator motive—not the inception of it, as Furnival seems to imply, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"... extricate himself at once from the fatal connexion, but the crisis was hastened by their violence in treating a conscientious hesitator as an apostate. ..."

4. A Short Introduction to the Literature of the Bible by Richard Green Moulton (1901)
"Elijah demands to be confronted with the prophets of Baal; Ahab, always a hesitator between Jehovah and idols, dares not refuse. ..."

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