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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hes·i·tan·cy /-tən(t)si/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hes·i·tan·cy n.
 1. The act of hesitating, or pausing to consider; slowness in deciding; vacillation; also, the manner of one who hesitates.
 2. A stammering; a faltering in speech.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of diffidence about doing something [syn: hesitance]
      2: a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit
         himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed" [syn: reluctance,
          hesitation, disinclination, indisposition]