Definition of Hesitater

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

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



Definition of Hesitater

1. Noun. A person who hesitates ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hesitater

1. one that hesitates [n -S] - See also: hesitates

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Literary usage of Hesitater

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1. The Communistic Societies of the United States: From Personal Visit and by Charles Nordhoff (1875)
"All who choose the tide of nature, Freely take the downward way; But the doubtful hesitater Dare not go, yet hates to stay. To the flesh still claiming ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"The tortoise then (no hesitater she!) Kept jogging on, but earliest reached the post; The hare, relying on his fleetness, lost Space, during sleep, ..."

3. The Founding of the German Empire by William I.: Based Chiefly Upon Prussian by Heinrich von Sybel (1891)
"... had already on the 30th of June betaken himself to Headquarters in order to secure the deposition of that hardened hesitater, La Marmora. ..."

4. Books and Personalities by Henry Woodd Nevinson (1905)
"... and is only frightened about " the Crown" and its rights, is inevitably the hesitater, the trimmer, the " Unionist" and halfhearted friend, ..."

5. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, Harry Morgan Ayres, John William Cunliffe, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"The tortoise then (no hesitater she!) Kept jogging on, but earliest reached the post; The hare, relying on his fleetness, ..."

6. The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth by Maria Edgeworth (1894)
"... and reinstate the honest hesitater." Prony is, you know, one of the most absent men alive. "Once," he told me, "I was in a carriage with Buonaparte and ..."

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