Synonyms for Hesitated:

v.

hesitated (verb)
Faltered, delayed, shrunk, Paused, halted, Waited, balked, Shrank, Recoiled.
procrastinated (verb)
Dallied, Procrastinated, Vacillated, dilly-dallyied, Stalled, filibustered, Dawdled, Lingered.

Usage examples for Hesitated

  1. Please get well quickly or I'll- and she hesitated – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  2. For a moment Patricia hesitated – Patricia Brent, Spinster by Herbert Jenkins
  3. She hesitated a moment and then went out in search of her husband. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss