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Adjective: wavering  wey-vu-ring
  1. Uncertain in purpose or action
    - vacillant, vacillating
Noun: wavering  wey-vu-ring
  1. Indecision in speech or action
    - hesitation, vacillation
  2. The quality of being unsteady and subject to changes
    "he kept a record of price waverings";
    - fluctuation
Verb: waver  wey-vu(r)
  1. Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
    - hesitate, waffle, balk, baulk [Brit]
  2. Be unsure or weak
    - falter
  3. Move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
    - falter
  4. Move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    "the line on the monitor wavered";
    - fluctuate, vacillate
  5. Move back and forth very rapidly
    "the candle wavered";
    - flicker, flitter, flutter, quiver
  6. Sway to and fro
    - weave
  7. Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
    - quaver

Derived forms: waverings

See also: irresolute

Type of: indecision, indecisiveness, irregularity, irresolution, move, move back and forth, sound, sway, swing, unregularity, vocalise [Brit], vocalize, voice

Encyclopedia: Waver, Netherlands