from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To sway from one side to the other; oscillate.
- intransitive v. To swing indecisively from one course of action or opinion to another. See Synonyms at hesitate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To sway unsteadily from one side to the other; oscillate.
- v. To swing indecisively from one course of action or opinion to another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To move one way and the other; to reel or stagger; to waver.
- intransitive v. To fluctuate in mind or opinion; to be unsteady or inconstant; to waver.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To waver; move one way and the other; reel; stagger.
- To fluctuate in mind or opinion; waver; be irresolute or inconstant.
- Synonyms and Waver, Oscillate, etc. (see fluctuate), sway.
- To hesitate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
- v. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
Latin vacillāre, vacillāt-, to waver.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin vacillātum, supine form of vacillō ("sway, waver"). (Wiktionary)