Definition of "vacillation" [vac•il•la•tion]

  • (noun) Indecision in speech or action.
  • (noun) Changing location by moving back and forth.

Use "vacillation" in a sentence

  • "What we call vacillation is to have no fixed opinion, to be influenced at once by the opinions of others."
  • "That's what I call vacillation, and you ought to be ashamed of it. ""
  • "This disposition of the mind, which arises from two contrary emotions, is called vacillation; it stands to the emotions in the same relation as doubt does to the imagination (II.xliv. note); vacillation and doubt do not differ one from the other, except as greater differs from less."

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