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synonyms for doddering

  • faltering
  • floundering
  • tottering
  • trembling
  • anile
  • decrepit
  • dotard
  • infirm
  • senile
  • shaky
  • unsteady
  • weak
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antonyms for doddering

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  • agile
  • young
  • youthful
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How to use doddering in a sentence

Verena was a poor old widow, doddering and shiftless: Charity suspected that she came for her keep.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
If, on the other hand, he has gone beyond that age we see only a doddering literary future for him.
SEEING THINGS AT NIGHTHEYWOOD BROUN
In a second I would have exchanged my youth for the position of this doddering old nobleman who spat blood into a napkin.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
The old man did nothing unbecoming to his caste, but he stood doddering and longed to die in place of that beautiful youth.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Nor is she the woman to make me forget my manhood and pride, to tumble me down doddering at her feet and gibbering like an ape.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
Well, I took you for a doddering old pappy guy; but you're a bigger rube even than I thought.
BACK HOMEIRVIN S. COBB
"Root," shrieked Emily, as she guided the stuff through the doddering jaws of the machine.
THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
Half-way to the halting-place, I waited Clark and Mew, being very sick and doddering, and unable to advance.
THE PURPLE CLOUDM.P. SHIEL
But after that it becomes merely a hopeless, doddering love affair ending by his returning to Earth with his fair one by his side.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JUNE, 1931VARIOUS
She was immediately under the port galleries, within half a cable's length, doddering along under foresail and mainsail.
YANKEE SHIPS AND YANKEE SAILORS: TALES OF 1812JAMES BARNES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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