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noun as in upset


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We cannot dither, we cannot just twiddle our thumbs, or wait and see.

We dither, we argue, we do little, as the world moves rapidly.

Global markets have been remarkably stable while the politicians dither, but time is running out.

But unlike the epic drama of the 2000 debacle, this result feels like the big British dither.

The planks at his feet had started to dither again, and practice told him that the vessel must be moving.

The universe goes into a cosmic dither when we slide into a berth in Hampton Rhodus.

Imagine anyone trying to get the Old Man into a dither—and getting away with it.

And the more perfectly made the engine, the less will the amount of this "dither" be.

I went all o' a dither, while I hardly knew if I were standin' on my heels or my heead.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dither, such as: agitation, babble, confusion, flap, fluster, and panic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.