Definition of Hesitantly

1. Adverb. With hesitation; in a hesitant manner. "He finally accepted hesitantly"

Exact synonyms: Hesitatingly
Partainyms: Hesitant
Antonyms: Unhesitatingly



Definition of Hesitantly

1. adv. With hesitancy or doubt.

Definition of Hesitantly

1. Adverb. With hesitation. ¹

2. Adverb. With reluctance. ¹

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Definition of Hesitantly

1. [adv]

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Literary usage of Hesitantly

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1. Notes on the Development of a Child by Milicent Washburn Shinn (1893)
"... though she had seemed to know two of the three forms well when drawn, if asked to give either one she chose it hesitantly, and not always rightly. ..."

2. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1921)
"Awkwardly, hesitantly, the Morlands try to make Mary Rose feel that she is welcome, and that everything really is as it was when she left them, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"1776 has been hesitantly called the third Continental Congress; for the delegates were selected entirely by the State legislatures, and the body as a whole ..."

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