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staggering

adjective

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staggering

verb
present participle of stagger

Synonyms & Antonyms of staggering (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • I was so tired last night that I just staggered upstairs to bed without eating dinner

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2 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • a daunting problem that would make even the most decisive person stagger just a bit

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The first known use of staggering was in 1565

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“Staggering.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/staggering. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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