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dither

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dither

  1. 1 a state of nervous or irritated concern Grandma usually gets in a dither if I don't make my weekly call Synonyms of dither fret, fluster, fuss, huff, lather, pother, stew, sweat, swelter, swivet, tizzy, twitterWords Related to dither bother, dudgeon, pique; alarm (also alarum), hand-wringing, panic; ado, agitation, delirium, distraction, furor, hysteria, uproar; nervous breakdown

  2. 2 a sense of panic or extreme nervousness we were all in a dither while we waited for the test results Synonyms of dither butterflies, jitters, heebie-jeebies, jimjams, nerves, screaming meemies, shakes, shivers, whim-whams, williesWords Related to dither cold sweat, creeps, fidgets, goose bumps; agitation, anxiety, fear, hysteria, uneasiness; frazzle, nervous breakdown; edginess, jumpiness, skittishnessNear Antonyms of dither aplomb, calm, composure, equanimity, imperturbability, self-possession, tranquillity (or tranquility)


dither

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dither

  1. 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 Synonyms of dither balance, hesitate, falter, halt, hang back, scruple, shilly-shally, stagger, teeter, vacillate, waver, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to dither haw, hem; dally, dawdle, delay, linger, pause, procrastinate, wait; back down, chicken (out); consider, debate, deliberate, ponder, weigh; oscillate, sway; equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, waffleNear Antonyms of dither decide; budge, stir; advance, continueAntonyms of dither dive (in), plunge (in)



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