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Synonyms for waveringwa·ver·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wavering

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitation, vacillation, waveringnoun

    indecision in speech or action

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

    Antonyms:
    resolute

  2. fluctuation, waveringadjective

    the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes

    "he kept a record of price fluctuations"

    Synonyms:
    hesitation, fluctuation, vacillation, variation

    Antonyms:
    resolute

  3. vacillant, vacillating, waveringadjective

    uncertain in purpose or action

    Synonyms:
    vacillant, vacillating

    Antonyms:
    resolute

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. waveringnoun

    Synonyms:
    vacillation, fluctuation, indecision, indetermination, hesitancy, uncertainty

  2. waveringadjective

    Synonyms:
    unsettled, vacillating, fickle, unsteady, unstable, changeable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. waveringadjective

    Synonyms:
    vacillating, fluctuating, oscillating, unstable, irresolute, uncertain

  2. waveringnoun

    Synonyms:
    vacillation, fluctuation, indecision, irresolution, oscillation, hesitancy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wavering":

    waver, shake, vacillation

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How to use wavering in a sentence?

  1. Fawn M. Brodie:

    Richard Nixon lied to gain love, to shore up his grandiose fantasies, to bolster his ever-wavering sense of identity. He lied in attack, hoping to win and always he lied, and this most aggressively, to deny that he lied.

  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. The Houthi leader:

    Fighting corruption is a primary issue and there is no wavering from that ....

  4. Nelson Wiseman:

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

  5. Jean Paul:

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

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