Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von hesitant

(Adjektiv) 
Definition
doubtful and unsure in speech or action
I was hesitant about accepting the invitation.
Synonyme
uncertain
He stopped, uncertain how to put the question tactfully.
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reluctant
He was reluctant to ask for help.
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shy
He is painfully shy when it comes to talking to new people.
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doubtful
Why did he sound so doubtful?
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sceptical
scientists who are sceptical about global warming
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unsure
Fifty-two per cent were unsure about the idea.
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hesitating
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wavering
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timid
A timid child, she had learnt obedience at an early age.
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diffident
The new employee was diffident and reserved in meetings.
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lacking confidence
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vacillating
He has proved weak, indecisive and vacillating.
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hanging back
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irresolute
They launched the attack for fear of seeming irresolute.
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half-arsed (British, slang)
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half-assed (US, Canadian, slang)
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half-hearted
Joanna had made one or two half-hearted attempts to befriend her.
Gegensätze

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of diffident
Definition
lacking self-confidence
The new employee was diffident and reserved in meetings.
in the sense of doubtful
Definition
unsure or uncertain
Why did he sound so doubtful?
Synonyme
in the sense of half-hearted
Definition
without enthusiasm or determination
Joanna had made one or two half-hearted attempts to befriend her.
Synonyme
half-arsed (British, slang),
half-assed (US, Canadian, slang)

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