adjective as in hesitant
adjective as in vacillant
adjective as in vacillatory
Lacking confidence in his own ability, he had declined the honour and suggested that Benjamin Haydon should be approached.
He worked slowly and never seemed satisfied with what he did, as if lacking confidence in his ability.
Long nails denote caution, lacking confidence in human nature, decided in opinion and strictly virtuous.
On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lacking confidence, such as: afraid, averse, doubtful, halting, indecisive, and loath.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.