Hesitancy; uncertainty: a moment of irresolution
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- In this vacuum of uncertainty and irresolution, business and investment decisions have been delayed, put on ice or cancelled altogether.
- Himmler's irresolution and vacillation was also his enemy.
- Despite the nobility of its conception, this odyssey will end in irresolution and equivocation - as indeed it must.
indecisiveness, indecision, irresoluteness, lack of resolution, hesitancy, hesitation, tentativeness; ambivalence, doubt, doubtfulness, unsureness, uncertainty; vacillation, equivocation, oscillation, wavering, teetering, fluctuation, faltering, second thoughts; delay, hanging back, waiting, shilly-shallying, dithering, stalling, temporizing, temporization; Britishhavering, humming and hawing; Scottishswithering