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ˈtɒt ər ɪŋtot·ter·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tottering, totteryadjective

    unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age

    "a tottering skeleton of a horse"; "a tottery old man"

  2. totteringadjective

    (of structures or institutions) having lost stability; failing or on the point of collapse

    "a tottering empire"


  1. totteringadjective

    Unsteady, precarious or rickety.

  2. totteringadjective

    Unstable, insecure or wobbly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tottering

    of Totter

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tottering in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tottering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tottering in a Sentence

  1. Bhartrihari:

    Hark! here the sound of lute so sweet, And there the voice of wailing loud; Here scholars grave in conclave meet, There howls the brawling drunken crowd; Here, charming maidens full of glee, There, tottering, withered dames we see. Such light! Such shade! I cannot tell, If here we live in heaven or hell.

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    the formation of vesicles in or beneath the skin
    • A. plush
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    • C. victimised
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