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Despite a dithering Congress and a disdainful American public, the diplomatic doors opened.

“We already have seen dithering in the immediate wake of the attack on the U.S. consulate,” says a European diplomat.

Such verbiage and dithering in the face of market mayhem helped Europe get into its mess in the first place.

Fourth, Gordon Brown is a dour, dithering, dry, dislikeable loser.

Peter Beinart on why the left needs to stop the linguistic dithering—and win the only battle that can vanquish al Qaeda.

Presently he came running out of the scullery, with the soapy water dripping from him, dithering with cold.

Another fellow walking in his sleep and killing criss-cross Huns in his dithering dreams.

I was beginning to correct my first impression that Thrombley was a complete dithering fool.

He nodded to his dithering worship, and marched back slowly and calmly to his dinner.

Tom stood watching the ambulance whisk Murell off, dithering in indecision.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dithering, such as: ambivalent, doubtful, hesitant, uncertain, unclear, and uncommitted.

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