[hez-i-tey-tiv] /ˈhɛz ɪˌteɪ tɪv/
characterized by hesitation; .
1795, from hesitate + -ive. Related: Hesitatively.
[hes-per] /ˈhɛs pər/ noun 1. .
[hes-puh-ree] /ˈhɛs pəˌri/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. one of the Hesperides.
/hɛˈspɪərɪə/ noun 1. a poetic name used by the ancient Greeks for Italy and by the Romans for Spain or beyond
[he-speer-ee-uh n] /hɛˈspɪər i ən/ adjective 1. western; occidental. 2. of or relating to the Hesperides. noun 3. a native or inhabitant of a western land. /hɛˈspɪərɪən/ adjective 1. (poetic) western 2. of or relating to the Hesperides noun 3. a native or inhabitant of a western land