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Synonyms for vacillation
vac·il·la·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. vacillationnoun

    Indecision in speech or action.

    Synonyms:
    hesitation, wavering

  2. vacillationnoun

    Synonyms:
    swing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitation, vacillation, waveringnoun

    indecision in speech or action

    Synonyms:
    disinclination, falter, reluctance, fluctuation, wavering, indisposition, hesitation, swinging, swing, faltering, waver, hesitancy

  2. swing, swinging, vacillationnoun

    changing location by moving back and forth

    Synonyms:
    hesitation, golf stroke, lilt, baseball swing, golf shot, wavering, jive, cut, swing, swing music, swinging

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. vacillationnoun

    Synonyms:
    swaying, reeling, staggering, rocking

  2. vacillationnoun

    Synonyms:
    wavering, fluctuation, hesitation, unsteadiness, inconstancy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vacillationnoun

    Synonyms:
    fluctuation, indecision, changeableness, oscillation, irresolution, inconstancy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "vacillation":

    hesitation, hesitancy, waver, wavering

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How to use vacillation in a sentence?

  1. Virginia Woolf:

    Different though the sexes are, they inter-mix. In every human being a vacillation from one sex to the other takes place, and often it is only the clothes that keep the male or female likeness, while underneath the sex is very opposite of what it is above.


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