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synonyms for dithering

  • ambivalent
  • doubtful
  • hesitant
  • uncertain
  • unclear
  • uncommitted
  • undetermined
  • unsure
  • vague
  • wavering
  • betwixt and between
  • blowing hot and cold
  • borderline
  • debatable
  • dubious
  • equivocal
  • hemming and hawing
  • iffy
  • in the middle
  • indecisive
  • indefinite
  • irresolute
  • moot
  • of two minds
  • on the fence
  • open
  • pendent
  • pending
  • running hot and cold
  • tentative
  • torn
  • unfinished
  • unsettled
  • up in the air
  • waffling
  • wishy-washy
  • throb
  • pulsate
  • shudder
  • shiver
  • convulse
  • tremble
  • palpitate
  • thrill
  • beat
  • twitter
  • quaver
  • agitate
  • pulse
  • quake
  • tremor
  • dither
  • oscillate
  • jitter
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antonyms for dithering

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  • certain
  • clear
  • definite
  • determined
  • resolved
  • secure
  • settled
  • sure
  • decided
  • undoubted
  • steady
  • push
  • forward
  • forge
  • carry on
  • stay
  • continue
  • remain
  • persist
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How to use dithering in a sentence

Presently he came running out of the scullery, with the soapy water dripping from him, dithering with cold.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
Another fellow walking in his sleep and killing criss-cross Huns in his dithering dreams.
AIR MEN O' WARBOYD CABLE
I was beginning to correct my first impression that Thrombley was a complete dithering fool.
LONE STAR PLANETHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN JOSEPH MCGUIRE
He nodded to his dithering worship, and marched back slowly and calmly to his dinner.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
Tom stood watching the ambulance whisk Murell off, dithering in indecision.
FOUR-DAY PLANETHENRY BEAM PIPER
But it is a fact that, under certain circumstances, Thomas in bulk can be worked up into dithering, rippling hysteria.
THE WORKS OF RUDYARD KIPLING: ONE VOLUME EDITIONRUDYARD KIPLING
His voice caught in a tight knot of strangulation; he was dithering and palsied.
JUST AROUND THE CORNERFANNIE HURST
"I'm all dithering," panted Hattie, as Winnie pushed her forward to try first.
FOR THE SAKE OF THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
And the white-livered accomplice is dithering with funk in there.
AMBROTOX AND LIMPING DICKOLIVER FLEMING
A man will no' keep on dithering for what he kens he canna' get.
THE DOP DOCTORCLOTILDE INEZ MARY GRAVES
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