Definition of "vacillatory" [vac•il•la•to•ry]

  • Inclined to waver; irresolute. (adjective)

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Use "vacillatory" in a sentence
  • "His response to the political crisis over his spiritual advisers has been vacillatory, not conciliatory: first he stood by them, then he distanced himself from them."
  • "As to money, he had given her almost carte blanche, having at one vacillatory period of his Prime Ministership been talked by her into some agreement with her own plans."
  • "As to money, he had given her almost carte blanche, having at one vacillatory period of his"