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1. hesitancy

noun. ['ˈhɛzɪtənsi'] a feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something.

Synonyms

  • hesitance
  • self-doubt
  • self-distrust

Antonyms

  • receptiveness
  • wholeheartedness
  • disposition
  • openness

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • hesitant (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Hesitancy

  • absorbency
  • accountancy
  • agency
  • ascendancy
  • ascendency
  • bouncy
  • buoyancy
  • chancey
  • chancy
  • chauncey
  • chauncy
  • clancey
  • clancy
  • clemency
  • cogency
  • competency
  • complacency
  • conservancy
  • consistency
  • constancy

Example sentences of the word hesitancy


1. Noun, singular or mass
So how can you save lives by standing up against vaccine hesitancy?

2. hesitancy

noun. ['ˈhɛzɪtənsi'] a certain degree of unwillingness.

Synonyms

  • reluctance
  • disinclination
  • indisposition
  • hesitation
  • involuntariness
  • sloth
  • slothfulness

Antonyms

  • liking
  • inclination
  • wellness
  • venial sin

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • hesitant (English)
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