Definition of Vacillation in English :

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Vacillation meaning in English

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1. hesitation, vacillation, wavering

indecision in speech or action

2. swing, swinging, vacillation

changing location by moving back and forth

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verb (intransitive)
to fluctuate in one's opinions; be indecisive
to sway from side to side physically; totter or waver

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈvacilˌlated or ˈvacilˌlating
to sway to and fro; waver; totter; stagger
to fluctuate or oscillate
to waver in mind; show indecision

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intr.v. vac·il·lat·ed, vac·il·lat·ing, vac·il·lates
1. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver: She vacillated about whether to leave.
2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate: The weather vacillated between sunny and rainy.
3. Archaic To sway from one side to the other.

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