By herself, alone; apart; unaccompanied.

(Her"sil*lon) n. [F., fr. herse a harrow. See Herse, n.] (Fort.) A beam with projecting spikes, used to make a breach impassable.

(Hert) n. A hart. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Her"te) n. A heart. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Her"te*ly), a. & adv. Hearty; heartily. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Her"y) v. t. [AS. herian.] To worship; to glorify; to praise. [Obs.] Chaucer. Spenser.

(Hes"i*tan*cy) n. [L. haesitantia a stammering.]

1. The act of hesitating, or pausing to consider; slowness in deciding; vacillation; also, the manner of one who hesitates.

2. A stammering; a faltering in speech.

(Hes"i*tant) a. [L. haesitans, p. pr. of haesitare: cf. F. hésitant. See Hesitate.]

1. Not prompt in deciding or acting; hesitating.

2. Unready in speech. Baxter.

(Hes"i*tant*ly), adv. With hesitancy or doubt.

(Hes"i*tate) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hesitated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hesitating.] [L. haesitatus, p. p. of haesitare, intens. fr. haerere to hesitate, stick fast; to hang or hold fast. Cf. Aghast, Gaze, Adhere.]

1. To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment. Pope.

2. To stammer; to falter in speaking.

Syn. — To doubt; waver; scruple; deliberate; demur; falter; stammer.

(Hes"i*tate), v. t. To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner. [Poetic & R.]

Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike.

(Hes"i*ta`ting*ly), adv. With hesitation or doubt.

(Hes`i*ta"tion) n. [L. haesitatio: cf. F. hésitation.]

1. The act of hesitating; suspension of opinion or action; doubt; vacillation.

(Her*self") pron.

1. An emphasized form of the third person feminine pronoun; — used as a subject with she; as, she herself will bear the blame; also used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is herself; she blames herself.

2. Her own proper, true, or real character; hence, her right, or sane, mind; as, the woman was deranged, but she is now herself again; she has come to herself.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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