Definitions for falteringly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fal•terˈfɔl tər(v.i.)

  1. to hesitate, waver, or fail:

    courage that never faltered.

  2. to speak hesitatingly.

  3. to move unsteadily; stumble.

  4. (v.t.)to utter hesitatingly:

    to falter an apology.

  5. (n.)the act of faltering; an unsteadiness of voice, action, etc.

  6. a faltering sound.

Origin of falter:

1300–50; ME


Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsteadily, falteringly, uncertainly(adverb)

    in an unsteady manner

    "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"; "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs"


  1. falteringly(Adverb)

    In a faltering manner

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