What are some alternative words for faltering?

Synonyms for faltering

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term faltering.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitation, waver, falter, faltering(adj)

    the act of pausing uncertainly

    "there was a hesitation in his speech"

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

    Antonyms:
    steady

  2. faltering(adj)

    unsteady in speech or action

    Antonyms:
    steady

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. faltering

    Faint, with the general sense of lacking strength or effectiveness, covers a wide range of meaning, signifying overcome with physical weakness or exhaustion, or lacking in purpose, courage, or energy, as said of persons; or lacking definiteness or distinctness of color or sound, as said of written characters, voices, or musical notes. A person may be faint when physically wearied, or when overcome with fear; he may be a faint adherent because naturally feeble or purposeless, or because half-hearted in the cause; he may be a faltering supporter because naturally irresolute or because faint-hearted and timid in view of perils that threaten, a listless worker, through want of mental energy and purpose. Written characters may be faint or dim, either because originally written with poor ink, or because they have become faded by time and exposure.

    Synonyms:
    dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, fatigued, feeble, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, irresolute, languid, listless, purposeless, timid, weak, wearied, worn, worn down, worn out

    Antonyms:
    bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, daring, energetic, fresh, hearty, resolute, strong, sturdy, vigorous

    Preposition:
    Faint with hunger; faint in color.

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. faltering(a)

    Synonyms:
    wavering, hesitating

  2. faltering(n)

    Synonyms:
    hesitation, indecision, wavering, vacillation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stumbling, defaulting, ailing, stumble, embattled, tottering

How to pronounce faltering?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say faltering in sign language?

  1. faltering

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#4981weak
#7827worn
#9389dim
#14778exhausted
#15135faint
#18087faded
#24734stumble
#25748hesitation
#25834reluctance
#28554stumbling
#29664flicker
#31313feeble
#33672timid
#34944ailing
#37891flutter
#48927defaulting
#53453embattled
#56265fatigued
#56544falter
#64040waver
#66848wavering
#67188faltering
#67973indistinct
#79376languid
#81711listless
#93359wearied
#111383hesitancy
#120826tottering
#148311purposeless
#164981disinclination
#185651irresolute
#204672indisposition
#211363vacillation

How to use faltering in a sentence?

  1. Frances Donald:

    If we were to witness a faltering of the U.S consumer, that would be very difficult for markets, which are relying on the U.S. consumer to propel the cycle through at least another year.

  2. Freida Pinto:

    I was really proud to be part of this project, in a way to distance people from what is happening right now and take them back to a time and show them how this has not changed, we're still somewhat stuck in the same rut. We keep making a little bit of progress, but fundamentally we keep faltering at the same point over and over again.

  3. Gjorge Ivanov:

    You come at a time when Macedonian society is deeply divided, and the Macedonian (nation) is heavily wounded by broken promises, unfulfilled expectations and faltering trust in the international community.

  4. Leon Botstein:

    At best, most college presidents are running something that is somewhere between a faltering corporation and a hotel.

  5. Peter Cardillo:

    It’s an abbreviated session and volume is light, so the only conclusion is that the rally is not faltering for now, it does bode well for next month.


Translations for faltering

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for faltering »

Translation

Find a translation for the faltering synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of faltering

  1. faltering
    faltering
    faltering
    faltering
    faltering

Discuss these faltering synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "faltering." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 Nov. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/faltering>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for faltering?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for faltering:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.