What does vacillation mean?

Definitions for vacillation

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hesitation, vacillation, wavering(noun)

    indecision in speech or action

  2. swing, swinging, vacillation(noun)

    changing location by moving back and forth


  1. vacillation(Noun)

    Indecision in speech or action.

  2. vacillation(Noun)

    Changing location by moving back and forth.

  3. Origin: From vacillatio "swaying".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vacillation(noun)

    the act of vacillating; a moving one way and the other; a wavering

  2. Origin: [L. vacillatio: cf. F. vacillation.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. vacillation

    The prominent feature of weakness of character.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacillation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vacillation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Virginia Woolf:

    Different though the sexes are, they inter-mix. In every human being a vacillation from one sex to the other takes place, and often it is only the clothes that keep the male or female likeness, while underneath the sex is very opposite of what it is above.

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