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Meaning of FALTERING

Pronunciation:  f'olturing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
  2. [adj]  unsteady in speech or action
 

FALTERING is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: falter, hesitation, unsteady, waver
 
 See Also: pause

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fal"ter*ing\, a.
Hesitating; trembling. ``With faltering speech.'' --Milton.
-- n. Falter; halting; hesitation. -- {Fal"ter*ing*ly}, adv.

 
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