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wavering

adjective between changing, debating, demurring, equivocating, faltering, feeling unsure, fluctuating, having difficulty deciddng, having qualms, having reservations, hesitating, holddng off, in a quandary, in between, irresolute, judgmental, pondering, pushing aside, putting off a decision, puzzled, puzzling over, stopping to consider, tabling, thinking it over, uncertain, undecided, vacillating, withholding
See also: capricious, doubt, dubious, faithless, hesitant, hesitation, indecision, intermittent, irresolute, irresponsible, moving, mutable, noncommittal, shifting, sporadic, undecided, undependable, unpredictable, unreliable, unsettled, untrustworthy, variable, volatile
References in classic literature ?
Presently the thin wavering voice broke the stillness, repeating in a singsong drone the words which for countless ages had sealed the doom of numberless victims.
But no one stopped it, and he was glad, punching on wearily and endlessly with his one arm, battering away at a bloody something before him that was not a face but a horror, an oscillating, hideous, gibbering, nameless thing that persisted before his wavering vision and would not go away.
But the bitterness of her old grievance promptly stiffened up her wavering determination.
If he had been wavering before as to what he should do, which had often seemed likely, the advice and intreaty of so near a relation might settle every doubt, and determine him at once to be as happy as dignity unblemished could make him.
To these were added an aspiring spirit that always looked upwards; a genius bold, fertile, and expansive; a sagacity quick to grasp and convert every circumstance to its advantage, and a singular and never wavering confidence of signal success.
And on learning that tomorrow they were to attack the enemy, and hearing from the highest quarters a confirmation of what they wanted to believe, the exhausted, wavering men felt comforted and inspirited.
There was a light in the front room, a slight, wavering light such as would be given by a small candle or taper.