Hindi translation of 'hesitate'
hesitate /ˈhezɪteɪt ˈहेज़िटेइट्/
Word forms: hesitates, hesitating, hesitated
2. transitive verb
1. intransitive verb
If you hesitate, you pause slightly while you are doing something or just before you do it, usually because you are uncertain, embarrassed, or worried.
She hesitated before replying.
hesitationWord forms: hesitations variable noun
After a moment's hesitation, the others followed him.
a slight/brief hesitation
2. transitive verb
If you hesitate to do something, you are unwilling to do it because you are not certain whether it is the right thing to do.
Many women hesitate to discuss money.
Don't hesitate to say no if you'd rather not.
hesitation variable noun
He promised there would be no more hesitations.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'hesitate'
To my surprise she didn't agree immediately, but seemed to hesitate : I could hear the air being drawn through her teeth.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
And of course, if you need any advice filling in the forms, don't hesitate to call me.KICK BACK (2002)
Please don't hesitate to contact us immediately to enable us to furnish you with our operative modalities.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Trends of 'hesitate'
View usage over:
'hesitate' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَتَرَدَّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: hesitar
- Chinese: 犹豫
- Croatian: oklijevati
- Czech: váhat zaváhat
- Danish: tøve
- Dutch: aarzelen
- European Spanish: vacilar
- Finnish: epäröidä
- French: hésiter
- German: zögern
- Greek: διστάζω
- Italian: esitare
- Japanese: ためらう
- Korean: 주저하다
- Norwegian: nøle
- Polish: zawahać się wahać się
- Portuguese: hesitar
- Romanian: a ezita
- Russian: колебаться
- Spanish: vacilar
- Swedish: tveka
- Thai: ลังเลใจ
- Turkish: duraksamak
- Ukrainian: вагатися
- Vietnamese: do dự
Translation of hesitate from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary