The act of pausing uncertainly.
Polish: zacięcie, zająknięcie, zająknienie
Be unsure or weak:
— Their enthusiasm is faltering.
Roget 859: despair; lose all hope, give up all hope, abandon all hope, relinquish all hope, lose the hope of, give up the hope of, abandon the hope of, relinquish the hope of; give up, give over; yield to despair; falter; despond ... show more
Move hesitatingly, as if about to give way.
— The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room.
Dutch: stamelen, stotteren
Moby thesaurus: Bebung, abandon hope, back down, back out, balance, bashfulness, blench, blunder, bob, bobble, boggle, boggling, bounce, bump, careen, career, caution, cautiousness, chatter, chicken ... show more.
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