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Definition of Wavering

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hesitation; vacillation; fluctuation
vacillant, not certain in objective or action
sway, oscillate, vacillate, fluctuate; blink, flicker (as of light); wobble, tremble; collapse; begin to fail; hesitate, falter
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hesito (haesito)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Waver
  
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wavering
adj : uncertain in purpose or action [syn: vacillant, vacillating]
n

1. indecision in speech or action [syn: hesitation, vacillation]


2. the quality of being unsteady and subject to fluctuations; "he kept a record of price fluctuations" [syn: fluctuation]



English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Gwammal = a. wavering, fickle
Gwammaliad = n. a wavering
Hwman = n. wavering motion
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. indecision in speech or action
(synonym) hesitation, vacillation
(hypernym) indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution
(derivation) hesitate, waver, waffle
2. the quality of being unsteady and subject to fluctuations; "he kept a record of price fluctuations"
(synonym) fluctuation
(hypernym) irregularity, unregularity
(hyponym) scintillation
(derivation) fluctuate, vacillate, waver

Adjective
1. uncertain in purpose or action
(synonym) vacillant, vacillating
(similar) irresolute

Noun
1. someone who communicates by waving
(hypernym) communicator
(derivation) brandish, flourish, wave
2. the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
(synonym) hesitation, falter, faltering
(hypernym) pause
(derivation) hesitate, waffle
3. the act of moving back and forth
(synonym) flutter, flicker
(hypernym) motion, movement, move, motility
(derivation) falter

Verb
1. pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
(synonym) hesitate, waffle
(hyponym) dwell on, linger over
(entail) doubt
(derivation) hesitation, falter, faltering
2. be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering"
(synonym) falter
(hypernym) hesitate, waffle
(derivation) waverer, vacillator, hesitator, hesitater
3. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
(synonym) falter
(hypernym) move
(derivation) flutter, flicker
4. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated"
(synonym) fluctuate, vacillate
(hypernym) swing
(verb-group) fluctuate
(derivation) flutter, flicker
5. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
(synonym) flicker, flitter, flutter, quiver
(hypernym) move back and forth
(derivation) flutter, flicker
6. sway to and fro
(synonym) weave
(hypernym) swing, sway
(derivation) flutter, flicker
7. give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
(synonym) quaver
(hypernym) voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise