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vacillating

[vas-uh-ley-ting] /ˈvæs əˌleɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
not resolute; wavering; indecisive; hesitating:
an ineffectual, vacillating person.
2.
oscillating; swaying; fluctuating:
a vacillating indicator.
Also, vacillant.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; vacillate + -ing2
Related forms
vacillatingly, adverb
nonvacillating, adjective
unvacillating, adjective
Synonyms
1. See fickle.
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British Dictionary definitions for nonvacillating

vacillating

/ˈvæsɪˌleɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
inclined to waver; indecisive
Derived Forms
vacillatingly, adverb
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