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

 hes·i·ta·tion /ˌhɛzəˈteʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hes·i·ta·tion n.
 1. The act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation.
 2. A faltering in speech; stammering.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: indecision in speech or action [syn: vacillation, wavering]
      2: a certain degree of unwillingness; "a reluctance to commit
         himself"; "after some hesitation he agreed" [syn: reluctance,
          hesitancy, disinclination, indisposition]
      3: the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in
         his speech" [syn: waver, falter, faltering]