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hes·i·tan·cy

(hez'i-tănt-sē),
An involuntary delay or inability in starting the urinary stream.
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hes·i·tan·cy

(hez'i-tăns-ē)
An involuntary delay or inability in starting the urinary stream.
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hesitancy

(he′zĭ-tăn-sē)
Involuntary delay in initiating urination. This symptom may be caused by drugs, such as tricyclic antidepressants, by abnormal relaxation of the detrusor muscle of the bladder, by prostatic hyperplasia, urethral stricture, and other urinary tract disorders.
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Patient discussion about hesitancy

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Q. My 5 years old son with autism is hesitant to try with new foods. My 5 years old son with autism is hesitant to try with new foods. His diet consists of goldfish crackers, Ritz bits, Cheese and fruit puffs... that's it. He used to eat fruit, but now he is not willing to try anything. We have had all the GI tests; everything is fine. We give him gummy style vitamins with fruit snacks, thank god he takes those. We need some fresh ideas for introducing food. Any ideas…

A. As your son is rejecting entire food groups, you must consult a specialist. The only thing is that he must have lost on his hunger and he eats what he only likes. You can try like stopping any foods for a day say on holiday and feed on fruit puffs and check if his hunger comes back and he should be eating what is available. Or you can give him different recipes and find if he likes any.

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As readers of Finnegans Wake well know, it was Richard Piggot's fatal misspelling of "hesitancy" as "hesitency" that alerted Parnell's allies to the journalist's role in the forgery.
The failures of expression and the suggestions of incomprehensibility invite not a "coherent system of interpretation" but opportunities to savour the neglected delights of wonder, puzzlement, and uncertainty: "the spoil of hesitants, the spell of hesitency" (FW 97.25).
"Hesitency" evokes the forger Piggott,(5) and by extension a whole cast of other fakes, frauds and fabricators; Earwicker (the usurper of Finn's rightful position), Rabworc-aka-Crowbar, Shem as the forger Jim the Penman (and also that other penman named Jim, the author of the "usylessly unreadable Blue Book of Eccles").