English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'dithery'

(adjective) 
Synonyms
indecisive
He was criticised as a weak and indecisive leader.
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bothered
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uncertain
He stopped, uncertain how to put the question tactfully.
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unsure
Fifty-two per cent were unsure about the idea.
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tentative
My first attempts at complaining were very tentative.
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wavering
, ,
hesitant
She was hesitant about coming forward with her story.
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dithering
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flustered
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vacillating
He has proved weak, indecisive and vacillating.
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irresolute
They launched the attack for fear of seeming irresolute.
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swithering (Scottish)
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all of a dither or fluster
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in a flap or tizzy (informal)
Opposites

Additional synonyms

in the sense of hesitant
Definition
doubtful and unsure in speech or action
She was hesitant about coming forward with her story.
Synonyms
shy,
hesitating,
wavering,
lacking confidence,
hanging back,
half-arsed (British, slang),
half-assed (US, Canadian, slang),
in the sense of irresolute
Definition
unable to make decisions
They launched the attack for fear of seeming irresolute.
Synonyms
hesitating,
wavering,
in two minds,
undetermined,
half-arsed (British, slang),
half-assed (US, Canadian, slang),
in the sense of tentative
Definition
hesitant, uncertain, or cautious
My first attempts at complaining were very tentative.

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