Examples of vacillate in a Sentence
She has vacillated on this issue.
vacillated for so long that someone else stepped in and made the decision
Origin and Etymology of vacillate
borrowed from Latin vacillātus, past participle of vacillāre “to be unsteady, totter, be weak or inconstant, waver,” of uncertain origin
First Known Use: 1597
Synonym Discussion of vacillate
VACILLATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vacillate for English Language Learners
: to repeatedly change your opinions or desires
VACILLATE Defined for Kids
Definition of vacillate for Students
: to hesitate between courses or opinions : be unable to choose
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