After two weeks of cold turkey, I sensed he was faltering and bought him some Nicotine gum.
America needs a strategy to adapt to the faltering strength of its most important and congenial allies.
Thomas was in faltering health and it looked unseemly to downgrade her status.
The speech was the profound misdiagnosis of a faltering presidency—a misdiagnosis that is decidedly not the problem today.
Hundreds of failing and faltering banks failed and were closed, with little disruption to customer service.
With the truly brave there can be no faltering then, in the face of danger.
She told him in a faltering voice where she sat, and he passed out.
“For the present then I will say we quarreled, and that she left me,” he said in a faltering voice.
There was no faltering in any part of the line or on any side of the square.
Then the faltering fingers made out to catch hold of my sleeve at last, and I believe he was a-trying to kiss me when he died.
mid-14c., of unknown origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse faltrask "be burdened, hesitate, be troubled"), or a frequentative of Middle English falden "to fold," influenced by fault. Related: Faltered; faltering.