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dither

noun

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1 a state of nervous or irritated concern
  • Grandma usually gets in a dither if I don't make my weekly call

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2 a sense of panic or extreme nervousness
  • we were all in a dither while we waited for the test results

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dither

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dither (Entry 2 of 2)

to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • we dithered all afternoon over whether to go to the park or to the movies and ended up doing neither

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The first known use of dither was in the 15th century

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“Dither.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dither. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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