Hesitantly

Pronunciation of Hesitantly
/hˈɛsɪtəntli/, /hˈɛsɪtəntli/, /h_ˈɛ_s_ɪ_t_ə_n_t_l_i/

Antonyms for hesitantly:

unhesitatingly.

Synonyms for hesitantly:

irresolutely (adverb)

unsurely, inconsistently, weakly, spinelessly, unwillingly, tentatively, halfheartedly, Shrinkingly, indecisively, capriciously, double-mindedly, ambivalently, irresolutely, erratically, impulsively, Changeably, Infirmly, uncertainly, shiftily, insipidly, shyly.

all (adverb)

hesitatingly.

dubiously (adverb)

shyly.

irresolutely (adverb)

unsurely, inconsistently, weakly, spinelessly, unwillingly, tentatively, halfheartedly, Shrinkingly, indecisively, capriciously, double-mindedly, ambivalently, irresolutely, erratically, impulsively, Changeably, Infirmly, uncertainly, shiftily, insipidly, shyly.

Sense 1

reluctantly.

Sense 2

freely.

Other synonyms and related words:

reluctantly, freely, hesitatingly.

hesitantly (noun)

hesitatingly.

Usage examples for hesitantly:

  • Wade spoke rather hesitantly. - "The Black Star Passes", John W Campbell.
  • Janice said hesitantly: But the Invaders haven't killed anybody we know of. - "The Invaders", William Fitzgerald Jenkins.

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