Origin of vacillation
OTHER WORDS FROM vacillationnon·vac·il·la·tion, noun
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How to use vacillation in a sentence
Cameras and laser-based detectors mounted on the ceiling capture and quantify those pauses and vacillations.Has the fountain of youth been in our blood all along?|Kat McGowan|September 28, 2021|Popular-Science
After some vacillation, I decided to include the translation at the very end of the entry, especially because, as a runner-up, it appeared near the top of the list of more than 30 entries.Style Conversational Week 1419: A smile for the Capitol?|Pat Myers|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
On the other hand, the vacillation in policy and the policy uncertainty is unsettling, just like it would be for employees in a company.Does the President Matter as Much as You Think? (Ep. 404)|Stephen J. Dubner|February 6, 2020|Freakonomics
He also could blame the downturn on the vacillation of authorities—and politics.
At the Pentagon, which bears the brunt of much of this hesitation and vacillation, the mood is one of not-so-quiet desperation.
Paul Krugman of The New York Times is convinced that the president's weakness and vacillation are to blame.
Before parliament was prorogued the weakness and vacillation of the ministry had been very apparent.
He was generally a man of prompt decision, and he well knew that he would incur by this act the charge of vacillation.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
All this vacillation harmonised with the foreign and domestic policy of Sir Robert Peel, under whose instructions he acted.
At Erfurt the same vacillation overmastered Napoleon (p. 181) as that with which he had been tormented since Tilsit.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Again, the vacillation of the ministry defeated the expedition against Canada.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene