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wavering

Definitions of wavering
  1. noun
    the quality of being unsteady and subject to changes
    synonyms: fluctuation
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    types:
    scintillation
    the twinkling of the stars caused when changes in the density of the earth's atmosphere produce uneven refraction of starlight
    type of:
    irregularity, unregularity
    not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
  2. noun
    indecision in speech or action
    synonyms: hesitation, vacillation
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    type of:
    indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution
    doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
  3. adjective
    uncertain in purpose or action
    synonyms: vacillant, vacillating
    irresolute
    uncertain how to act or proceed
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