vacillating

vacillating
Synonyms and related words:
adrift, afloat, alternating, amorphous, capricious, changeable, changeful, coquettish, desultory, deviable, dizzy, eccentric, erratic, faddish, fast and loose, fickle, fitful, flickering, flighty, flirtatious, flitting, fluctuant, fluctuating, fluctuational, freakish, giddy, harmonic, impetuous, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, libratory, light, mazy, mercurial, moody, nutational, oscillating, oscillatory, pendular, pendulating, pendulous, periodic, quicksilver, rambling, resonant, restless, roving, scatterbrained, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, shuffling, skittish, spasmodic, spineless, toying, unaccountable, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, unfixed, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, vacillatory, vagrant, variable, versatile, vibratile, vibrating, vibratory, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, wishy-washy, wobbly

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  • Vacillating — Vac il*la ting, a. Inclined to fluctuate; wavering. Tennyson. {Vac il*la ting*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacillating — index capricious, dubious, faithless, hesitant, inconsistent, irresolute, irresponsible, moving (in …   Law dictionary

  • vacillating — [vas′əlāt΄iŋ] adj. wavering or tending to waver in motion, opinion, etc. vacillatingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • vacillating — vacillatingly, adv. /vas euh lay ting/, adj. 1. not resolute; wavering; indecisive; hesitating: an ineffectual, vacillating person. 2. oscillating; swaying; fluctuating: a vacillating indicator. Also, vacillant. [1805 15; VACILLATE + ING2] Syn. 1 …   Universalium

  • Vacillating — Vacillate Vac il*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vacillated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vacillating}.] [L. vacillare, vacillatum; cf. Skr. va[ n]c.] [1913 Webster] 1. To move one way and the other; to reel or stagger; to waver. [1913 Webster] [A spheroid] is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vacillating — adjective Liable to vacillate; wavering, irresolute …   Wiktionary

  • vacilLating — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. changeable, uncertain, unreliable, fickle, inconstant, unstable, mutable, fitful, irresolute, unsettled, unsteady, capricious, shifting, volatile. Ant. constant*, steady, unchanging …   English dictionary for students

  • vacillating — vac·il·late || væsɪleɪt v. sway to and from, fluctuate; hesitate, waver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vacillating — a. Wavering, fluctuating, unsteady, inconstant …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vacillating — adj 1. vacillant, vacillatory, indecisive, irresolute, unresolved, unsettled, uncertain, undecided, ambivalent, of two minds; of mixed feelings; wavering, dithering, faltering, hesitating, hesitant, wishy washy; oscillating, fluctuating, going… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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