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falter

synonym (synonym of falter)

hypernym (falter IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • be unsure or weak (verb.stative)
    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness (verb.stative)
     
  • move hesitatingly, as if about to give way (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • speak haltingly (verb.communication)
    express in speech (verb.communication)
     
  • the act of pausing uncertainly (noun.act)
    temporary inactivity (noun.act)
     
  • walk unsteadily (verb.motion)
    use one's feet to advance; advance by steps (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from falter)

  • be unsure or weak (verb.stative)
    one who hesitates (usually out of fear) (noun.person)
     
  • move hesitatingly, as if about to give way (verb.motion)
    the act of moving back and forth (noun.act)
     
  • speak haltingly (verb.communication)
    the act of pausing uncertainly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds (noun.state)
     
  • the act of pausing uncertainly (noun.act)
    speak haltingly (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move hesitatingly, as if about to give way (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing (verb.stative)
     
  • walk unsteadily (verb.motion)
    an unsteady uneven gait (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym derivation faltering hesitation waver bumble coggle dodder pause mouth walk move hesitate waffle bumble waver hesitate pause faltering

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