Definition of Hesitations

1. Noun. (plural of hesitation) ¹



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Definition of Hesitations

1. hesitation [n] - See also: hesitation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesitations

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hesitancies
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hesitations (current term)
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Literary usage of Hesitations

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1. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1906)
"CHAPTER IV hesitations IN METHOD When Democritus proclaimed the sovereignty of mechanism, he did so in the oracular fashion Mechanism •,,-, ..."

2. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1851)
"I think, however, you need be under no anxiety for the result. Your hesitations, at a certain stage, were so natural, ..."

3. The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political by David Masson (1881)
"... CHAPTER I. hesitations ABOUT A PROFESSION. WHEN Milton went to Cambridge it had been with the intention that he should enter the Church. ..."

4. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas, Karl Klauser (1891)
"He was eager for glory and aimed at a great reputation, feeling himself equal to any effort for reaching his end ; it is this which explains the hesitations ..."

5. The Infallibility of the Church: A Course of Lectures Delivered in the by George Salmon (1890)
"THE hesitations OF THE INFALLIBLE GUIDE. •p\R. GOLDSMITH tells us that the Vicar of Wakefield's *-* daughters were given by their mother a guinea a-piece, ..."

6. Four Years with the Army of the Potomac by Régis de Trobriand (1888)
"... Mountain — Condition of the two armies — Battle of Antietam — Attacks in detail — Incomplete Result— McClellan's hesitations—Lee returns to Virginia. ..."

7. The Partition of Africa by John Scott Keltie (1895)
"... Africa Company—Extent of the Sultan's territories—Witu—hesitations of British Government—Kirk's efforts—The Sultan's territories defined—Delimitation of ..."

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