Hesitatingly Hes"i*ta`ting*ly, adv. With hesitation or doubt. [1913 Webster]

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  • hesitatingly — adverb see hesitate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hesitatingly — See hesitater. * * * …   Universalium

  • hesitatingly — adverb In a hesitating manner …   Wiktionary

  • hesitatingly — hes·i·tat·ing·ly || hezɪteɪtɪŋlɪ adv. indecisively, vacillatingly, in an irresolute manner, falteringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hesitatingly — hes·i·tat·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • hesitatingly — adverb with hesitation; in a hesitant manner he finally accepted hesitantly • Syn: ↑hesitantly • Ant: ↑unhesitatingly (for: ↑hesitantly) • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • falter — I. verb (faltered; faltering) Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to walk unsteadily ; stumble b. to give way ; totter < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • falter — falterer, n. falteringly, adv. /fawl teuhr/, v.i. 1. to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc.; give way: Her courage did not falter at the prospect of hardship. 2. to speak hesitatingly or brokenly. 3. to move unsteadily; stumble.… …   Universalium

  • falter — fal•ter [[t]ˈfɔl tər[/t]] v. i. 1) to hesitate, waver, or fail: courage that never faltered[/ex] 2) to speak hesitatingly 3) to move unsteadily; stumble 4) to utter hesitatingly: to falter an apology[/ex] 5) the act of faltering; an unsteadiness… …   From formal English to slang

  • falter — /ˈfɔltə / (say fawltuh) verb (i) 1. to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, etc.; give way. 2. to speak hesitatingly or brokenly. 3. to become unsteady in movement, as a person, an animal, or the legs, steps, etc.: with faltering steps. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

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