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English → English (WordNet) Definition: falter falter n : the act of pausing uncertainly; “there was a hesitation in his speech” [syn: hesitation, waver, faltering] v 1: be unsure or weak; “Their enthusiasm is faltering” [syn: waver] 2: move hesitatingly, as if about to give way [syn: waver] 3: walk unsteadily; “The drunk man stumbled about” [syn: stumble, bumble] 4: speak haltingly; “The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room” [syn: bumble, stutter, stammer]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Falter Falter \Fal"ter\, v. t. To utter with hesitation, or in a broken, trembling, or weak manner. [1913 Webster] And here he faltered forth his last farewell. --Byron. [1913 Webster] Mde me most happy, faltering “I am thine.” --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Falter \Fal"ter\, n. [See Falter, v. i.] Hesitation; trembling; feebleness; an uncertain or broken sound; as, a slight falter in her voice. [1913 Webster] The falter of an idle shepherd's pipe. --Lowell. [1913 Webster] Falter \Fal"ter\, v. t. To thrash in the chaff; also, to cleanse or sift, as barley. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] Falter \Fal"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Faltered; p. pr. & vb. n. Faltering.] [OE. falteren, faltren, prob. from fault. See Fault, v. & n.] 1. To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his tongue falters. [1913 Webster] With faltering speech and visage incomposed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To tremble; to totter; to be unsteady. “He found his legs falter.” --Wiseman. [1913 Webster] 3. To hesitate in purpose or action. [1913 Webster] Ere her native king Shall falter under foul rebellion's arms. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To fail in distinctness or regularity of exercise; -- said of the mind or of thought. [1913 Webster] Here indeed the power of disinct conception of space and distance falters. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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