hesitation

英 [hezɪ'teɪʃn] 美 [,hɛzə'teʃən]
  • n. 犹豫
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hesitation (n.)
c. 1400, from Old French hesitacion or directly from Latin haesitationem (nominative haesitatio) "a hesitation, stammering," figuratively "irresolution, uncertainty," noun of action from past participle stem of haesitare "stick fast, remain fixed; stammer in speech," figuratively "hesitate, be irresolute, be at a loss, be undecided," frequentative of haerere "stick, cling," from PIE *ghais-e (source also of Lithuanian gaistu "to delay, tarry"), from root *ghais- "to adhere; hesitate."
1. Mirella approached him and, after a brief hesitation, shook his hand.
米雷拉走近他,犹豫片刻后,和他握了握手。

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2. The board said it had no hesitation in unanimously rejecting the offer.
董事会自称毫不犹豫地一致否决了该项报价。

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3. Referee Michael Reed had no hesitation in awarding a penalty.
裁判迈克尔·里德毫不犹豫地判了点球。

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4. With some hesitation and an uncertain smile, she held out her hand.
她犹豫了一下,带着迟疑的微笑把手伸了出去。

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5. Brian's hesitation was almost imperceptible.
布赖恩的犹豫几乎难以察觉。

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