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Meaning of VACILLATION

Pronunciation:  `vasu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  changing location by moving back and forth
  2. [n]  indecision in speech or action
 

VACILLATION is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: hesitation, swing, swinging, wavering
 
 See Also: indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution, motion, move, movement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vac`il*la"tion\, n. [L. vacillatio: cf. F.
vacillation.]
1. The act of vacillating; a moving one way and the other; a
   wavering.

         His vacillations, or an alternation of knowledge and
         doubt.                                --Jer. Taylor.

 

 

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