How many syllables in hesitation?

  457981236 syllables

Divide hesitation into syllables:   hes-i-ta-tion
Primary syllable stress:   hes-i-ta-tion
Secondary syllable stress:   hes-i-ta-tion
How to pronounce hesitation:   hez-i-tey-shun
How to say hesitation:

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Synonyms for hesitation

1 syllable
  • doubt
  • qualms
  • pause
2 syllables
  • dawdling
  • scruple
  • delay
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