ten·ta·tive / ˈtentətiv/ • adj. not certain or fixed; provisional: a tentative conclusion. ∎ done without confidence; hesitant: he eventually tried a few tentative steps round his hospital room. DERIVATIVES: ten·ta·tive·ly adv. ten·ta·tive·ness n.
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