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Faltering

Faltering Meaning & Definition
Faltering Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Faltering?

[n] the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
[adj] unsteady in speech or action

Synonyms | Synonyms for Faltering: falter | hesitation | unsteady | waver

Related Terms | Find terms related to Faltering: ambling | balbutient | bashful | boggling | cautious | circumspect | claudicant | crawling | creeping | creeping like snail | deliberate | demurring | diffident | easy | flagging | foot-dragging | gentle | gradual | halting | hesitant | hesitating | hobbled | hobbling | idle | indecisive | indolent | irresolute | jibbing | languid | languorous | lazy | leisurely | limping | lukewarm | lumbering | moderate | modest | poking | poky | qualmish | relaxed | reluctant | sauntering | scrupling | scrupulous | shilly-shallying | shrinking | shuffling | shy | slack | slothful | slow | slow as death | slow as molasses | slow as slow | slow-crawling | slow-foot | slow-going | slow-legged | slow-moving | slow-paced | slow-poky | slow-running | slow-sailing | slow-stepped | sluggish | snaillike | snail-paced | squeamish | staggering | stammering | sticking | stickling | straining | strolling | stumbling | stuttering | tentative | timid | toddling | tortoiselike | tottering | trudging | turtlelike | uncertain | unhurried | vacillatory | waddling | wavering | wobbly

See Also | pause

Faltering In Webster's Dictionary

\Fal"ter*ing\, a. Hesitating; trembling. ``With faltering speech.'' --Milton. -- n. Falter; halting; hesitation. -- {Fal"ter*ing*ly}, adv.

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