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vacillation

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a state or an instance of temporary inaction because of uncertainty about the right course of action
  • the president was soundly criticized for his vacillation before responding to the crisis

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

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“Vacillation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vacillation. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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