Hesitative
Hesitative Hes"i*ta*tive, a. Showing, or characterized by, hesitation. [1913 Webster]

[He said] in his mild, hesitative way. --R. D. Blackmore. [1913 Webster]


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  • hesitative — index hesitant, reluctant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hesitative — 1795, from HESITATE (Cf. hesitate) + IVE (Cf. ive). Related: Hesitatively …   Etymology dictionary

  • hesitative — hesitatively, adv. /hez i tay tiv/, adj. characterized by hesitation; hesitating. [1785 95; HESITATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hesitative — adjective Distinguished by hesitation; hesitating. Ant: unhesitative See Also: hesitant …   Wiktionary

  • hesitative — adj. indecisive, hesitant, vacillating, irresolute, faltering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hesitative — hes·i·ta·tive …   English syllables

  • hesitative — /ˈhɛzəteɪtɪv/ (say hezuhtaytiv) adjective characterised by hesitation; hesitating. –hesitatively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • hesitative — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hes|i|ta|to|ry — «HEHZ uh tuh TR ee, TOHR ; especially British HEHZ uh TAY tuhr ee», adjective. = hesitative. (Cf. ↑hesitative) …   Useful english dictionary

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