Synonyms of faltering


1. hesitation, waver, falter, faltering, pause

usage: the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"


1. falter, waver, hesitate, waver, waffle

usage: be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering"

2. falter, waver, move

usage: move hesitatingly, as if about to give way

3. stumble, falter, bumble, walk

usage: walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"

4. bumble, stutter, stammer, falter, talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise

usage: speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"


1. faltering, unsteady (vs. steady)

usage: unsteady in speech or action

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