Thomas was in faltering health and it looked unseemly to downgrade her status.
America needs a strategy to adapt to the faltering strength of its most important and congenial allies.
Models are always a few faltering footsteps away from breaking an ankle (or worse).
Its once-unstoppable American Idol showed signs of faltering, as viewers continued to bail on the music competition.
The speech was the profound misdiagnosis of a faltering presidency—a misdiagnosis that is decidedly not the problem today.
With the truly brave there can be no faltering then, in the face of danger.
Lucindy began her confession, with eyes down-dropped and a faltering voice.
“For the present then I will say we quarreled, and that she left me,” he said in a faltering voice.
Boxtel muttered, with a faltering voice; "the thing is impossible."
Then the faltering fingers made out to catch hold of my sleeve at last, and I believe he was a-trying to kiss me when he died.
mid-14c., of unknown origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse faltrask "be burdened, hesitate, be troubled"), or a frequentative of Middle English falden "to fold," influenced by fault. Related: Faltered; faltering.