What is another word for halting?

Synonyms for halting
ˈhɔl tɪŋhalt·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, gameadjective

    disabled in the feet or legs

    "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"

    mettlesome, crippled, halt, spirited, lame, gamy, gritty, feeble, gamey, spunky, gimpy, game

    unbroken, fit

  2. haltingadjective

    fragmentary or halting from emotional strain

    "uttered a few halting words of sorrow"

    game, crippled, halt, gimpy, lame

    unbroken, fit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "halting":

    stopping, curbing, stop, halt, cessation, ending

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How to use halting in a sentence?

  1. Annie Sullivan:

    People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.

  2. Eric Schmitt:

    Today, the Missouri Attorney General’s Office delivered a huge win for the people of St. Louis County and obtained a temporary restraining order, halting the enforcement of the mask mandate, this is an important, hard-fought victory, but our fight against unreasonable and unconstitutional government overreach continues.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    Halting a clearly-defined list of weapons activities should be the first step in negotiations.

  4. Margaret Chan:

    If we are to make any headway in halting the rise in diabetes, we need to rethink our daily lives: to eat healthily, be physically active, and avoid excessive weight gain, even in the poorest settings, governments must ensure that people are able to make these healthy choices and that health systems are able to diagnose and treat people with diabetes.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Oil will still be produced in Alberta, Canada, and shipped by rail or piped elsewhere, by halting the Keystone Pipeline the President is eliminating an opportunity for America to be more reliant on trusted North American friends and less reliant on other places - many of whom do not respect or share our values.


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