Definition of vacillation in English:

vacillation

Line breaks: vacil|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /vasɪˈleɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The inability to decide between different opinions or actions; indecision: the First Minister’s vacillation over the affair
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  • The vacillation between being firm and compassionate pulls apart every policy proposal.
  • In a way, the organisers were pre-empting any possible vacillation in the minds of children and prevent them from becoming child workers.
  • But behind the scenes there has been vacillation, from politicians and civil servants alike, over costs and funding and location.
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