to falter

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unsteadiness
{v} to stammer, hesitate, fail
If you falter, you lose your confidence and stop doing something or start making mistakes. I have not faltered in my quest for a new future
speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
To tremble; to totter; to be unsteady
To utter with hesitation, or in a broken, trembling, or weak manner
To waver or be unsteady
be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering"
{f} hesitate; stammer; stumble; sway, totter, be unstable
If something falters, it loses power or strength in an uneven way, or no longer makes much progress. Normal life is at a standstill, and the economy is faltering
move hesitatingly, as if about to give way be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering
To hesitate in purpose or action
move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
To stumble
Hesitation; trembling; feebleness; an uncertain or broken sound; as, a slight falter in her voice
To fail in distinctness or regularity of exercise; said of the mind or of thought
To stammer
To thrash in the chaff; also, to cleanse or sift, as barley
To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his tongue falters
to falter

    Silbentrennung

    to fal·ter

    Türkische aussprache

    tı fôltır

    Aussprache

    /tə ˈfôltər/ /tə ˈfɔːltɜr/

    Etymologie

    [ t&, tu, 'tü ] (preposition.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English tO; akin to Old High German zuo to, Latin donec as long as, until.

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