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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wavering

    capricious, faithless, false, fickle, unfaithful, untrue, untrustworthy

    devoted, faithful, firm, incorruptible, loyal, stanch, sure, true, trustworthy, trusty, unwavering

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitation, vacillation, waveringnoun

    indecision in speech or action

    disinclination, falter, reluctance, fluctuation, indisposition, hesitation, swinging, swing, faltering, vacillation, waver, hesitancy


  2. fluctuation, waveringadjective

    the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes

    "he kept a record of price fluctuations"

    hesitation, fluctuation, vacillation, variation


  3. vacillant, vacillating, waveringadjective

    uncertain in purpose or action

    vacillant, vacillating


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waveringnoun

    vacillation, fluctuation, indecision, indetermination, hesitancy, uncertainty

  2. waveringadjective

    unsettled, vacillating, fickle, unsteady, unstable, changeable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. waveringadjective

    vacillating, fluctuating, oscillating, unstable, irresolute, uncertain

  2. waveringnoun

    vacillation, fluctuation, indecision, irresolution, oscillation, hesitancy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wavering":

    waver, shake, vacillation

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  1. Ian Walker:

    It was important that I listened to everybody and then I made a decision on what I thought was the best decision for everybody, it was about transparency, about being decisive and not wavering.

  2. Laura Cooper:

    I mean, so DOD was concerned about the obligation of funds, policy, my team, Defense Department officials were also concerned about any signal that Defense Department officials would send to Ukraine about a wavering in Defense Department officials commitment.... They are trying to negotiate a peace with Russia, and if they are seen as weak, and if they are seen to lack the backing of the United States for their Armed Forces, it makes it much more difficult for them to negotiate a peace on terms that are good for Ukraine.

  3. Jean Paul:

    Without God there is for mankind no purpose, no goal, no hope, only a wavering future, an eternal dread of every darkness.

  4. Regal Cinemas:

    Due to the wavering support of the film 'The Interview' by Sony Pictures, as well as the ambiguous nature of any real or perceived security threats, Regal Entertainment Group has decided to delay the opening of the film in our theatres.

  5. Nelson Wiseman:

    What Trudeau did was surprise the field, and he stiffened the spine of a lot of liberals who were wavering.

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    A synonym for "drooping"
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