Pronunciation of Vacillation
/vˌasɪlˈe͡ɪʃən/, /vˌasɪlˈeɪʃən/, /v_ˌa_s_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for vacillation:
Other synonyms and related words:
cut, irresoluteness, insecurity, hesitancy, swing music, faltering, instability, wavering, fence-sitting, indecision, will, resistance, pause, baseball swing, Shilly-shally, indisposition, falter, golf stroke, reluctance, doubt, disinclination, lilt, jive, to and fro, shilly-shallying, timidity, swinging, mutability, change, swing, timidness, golf shot.
Sense 2 (noun)
swing, wave, vibration.
ambivalence, halfheartedness, spinelessness, hesitancy, infirmity, irresoluteness, hesitance, wateriness, volatility, uncertainty, capriciousness, double-mindedness, shiftiness, shyness, tentativeness, impulsiveness, inconsistency, indecisiveness, unwillingness, irresolution, changeability, fickleness, hesitation, yellowness, unsureness, weakness, insipidity, indecision, doubt.
hesitation, stalling, procrastination.
Usage examples for vacillation:
- At Naumburg, in 1561, the Lutheran princes therefore, after some vacillation, declared that they would adhere to the original Augsburg Confession and its " genuine Christian declaration and norm," the Smalcald Articles. - "Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church", Friedrich Bente.
- Besides, vacillation spoils slumber. - "Belles and Ringers", Hawley Smart.