Definitions for vacillatory-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vac•il•lateˈvæs əˌleɪt(v.i.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.

  1. to waver in mind or opinion; be indecisive or irresolute.

  2. to sway unsteadily; totter.

  3. to oscillate or fluctuate.

Origin of vacillate:

1590–1600; < L vacillātus, ptp. of vacillāre to be unsteady, waver

vac′il•la•to`ry-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)


  1. vacillatory(Adjective)

    Liable to waver; irresolute and hesitant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacillatory(adj)

    inclined to vacillate; wavering; irresolute


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