Synonyme von hesitant
doubtful and unsure in speech or actionI was hesitant about accepting the invitation.
He stopped, uncertain how to put the question tactfully.
He was reluctant to ask for help.
He is painfully shy when it comes to talking to new people.
Why did he sound so doubtful?
scientists who are sceptical about global warming
unsure, , ,
Fifty-two per cent were unsure about the idea.
A timid child, she had learnt obedience at an early age.
The new employee was diffident and reserved in meetings.
He has proved weak, indecisive and vacillating.
They launched the attack for fear of seeming irresolute.
half-arsed (British, slang),
half-assed (US, Canadian, slang),
Joanna had made one or two half-hearted attempts to befriend her.
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in the sense of diffident
lacking self-confidenceThe new employee was diffident and reserved in meetings.
in the sense of doubtful
unsure or uncertainWhy did he sound so doubtful?
in the sense of half-hearted
without enthusiasm or determinationJoanna had made one or two half-hearted attempts to befriend her.
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