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Synonyms for falter
ˈfɔl tərfal·ter

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. falter

    Synonyms:
    halt, hesitate, hobble, slip, dubitate, stammer, demur, waver, flinch, vacillate

    Antonyms:
    proceed, run, speed, flow, discourse, determine, persevere, resolve, career

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitation, waver, falter, falteringverb

    the act of pausing uncertainly

    "there was a hesitation in his speech"

    Synonyms:
    disinclination, reluctance, flicker, wavering, indisposition, hesitation, flutter, faltering, vacillation, waver, hesitancy

  2. falter, waververb

    be unsure or weak

    "Their enthusiasm is faltering"

    Synonyms:
    waver, hesitate, quaver, fluctuate, bumble, stutter, stammer, weave, waffle, quiver, flutter, flicker, flitter, stumble, vacillate

  3. falter, waververb

    move hesitatingly, as if about to give way

    Synonyms:
    waver, hesitate, quaver, fluctuate, bumble, stutter, stammer, weave, waffle, quiver, flutter, flicker, flitter, stumble, vacillate

  4. stumble, falter, bumbleverb

    walk unsteadily

    "The drunk man stumbled about"

    Synonyms:
    stutter, bollocks up, spoil, bobble, bungle, waver, bollix, mishandle, trip up, screw up, trip, foul up, bodge, flub, bollocks, slip up, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, bumble, hit, louse up, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, muck up, stammer, stumble, muff

  5. bumble, stutter, stammer, falterverb

    speak haltingly

    "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"

    Synonyms:
    stutter, spoil, bobble, bungle, bollocks, mishandle, bollix, bumble, foul up, bodge, flub, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, screw up, stumble, waver, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, stammer, muck up, louse up, bollocks up, muff

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. falterverb

    Synonyms:
    hesitate (in speech), stammer, stutter

  2. falterverb

    Synonyms:
    fail, waver, tremble, totter

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. falterverb

    Synonyms:
    hesitate, tremble, waver, vacillate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "falter":

    waver, walter

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How to use falter in a sentence?

  1. Hidenobu Tokuda:

    Current levels around 100 yen to the dollar won't deal a decisive blow to Japanese companies as a whole, nor will it cause the economy to falter.

  2. Jonathan Barratt:

    I think that was the bifurcation point. A lot of OPEC economies were starting to falter.

  3. Queen Elizabeth:

    Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.

  4. Sir Winston Churchill, BBC radio broadcast, Feb 9, 1941:

    We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

  5. Winston Churchill:

    Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt... We shall not fail or falter we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.


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