[ vas-uh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌvæs əˈleɪ ʃən /


an act or instance of vacillating.
a state of indecision or irresolution.
unsteady movement; fluctuation.

Origin of vacillation

1350–1400; Middle English vacillacion < Latin vacillātiōn- (stem of vacillātiō) a swaying. See vacillate, -ion

Related forms

non·vac·il·la·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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