What does vacillating mean?

Definitions for vacillatingˈvæs əˌleɪ tɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vacillating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacillant, vacillating, wavering(adj)

    uncertain in purpose or action


  1. vacillating(Adjective)

    Liable to vacillate; wavering, irresolute.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacillating

    of Vacillate

  2. Vacillating(adj)

    inclined to fluctuate; wavering


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacillating in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacillating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lawrence Korb:

    What they are going to say is that Obama was weak and vacillating and inconsistent dealing with problems.

  2. Goethe:

    There is nothing more pitiable in the world than an irresolute man vacillating between two feelings, who would willingly unite the two, and who does not perceive that nothing can unite them.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    I lived overseas in the Carter era when we saw firsthand what it was like to see the United States, this incredible country, lose respect of countries because of a weak and vacillating foreign policy.

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