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A state of indecisive agitation.
intr.v. dith·ered, dith·er·ing, dith·ers
To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing.

[Alteration of didder, from Middle English dideren, to tremble; see diddle2.]
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My gog, but it'll be a quare scowderment at the Day of Judgment when they come tumblin' up in their death-sarks, all jouped together an' trying' to drag their tombsteans with them to prove how good they was, some of them trimmlin' an' dithering, with their hands that dozzened an' slippery from lyin' in the sea that they can't even keep their gurp o' them."
The real problem is that dithering Corbyn's wheeze has come too late.
Responding to claims from Mr Johnson that "dithering" over Brexit had had a dreadful impact for democracy, she said: "I think dithering over Brexit is not the way I would characterise it.
The people who will suffer mostly because of his dithering will be the people of Newport and district, plus, business will think twice about coming to Wales because of transport problems.
Summary: There's a blankness on the face while dithering that might suggest borderline idiocy
If Mr Johnson does still harbour leadership ambitions, he will hope that his confidence will win over MPs who may not be diehard eurosceptics but are desperate for the dithering to end.
Scottish Labour MSP James Kelly said: "This confusion and dithering needs to stop."
In addition, the dithering technique has been applied to the proportional control in order to reduce the effects of stiction and hysteresis [1-10].
In the article titled "On Synergistic Integration of Adaptive Dithering Based Internal Model Control for Hysteresis Compensation in Piezoactuated Nanopositioner" [1], the affiliation of the first and fourth authors was incomplete.
Prime Minister Theresa May was urged to end the "dithering" over Heathrow expansion as she was warned a new runway in the south was vital for the continued success of Newcastle Airport.
Set in the remote, small town of Dithering in the Lingonshire dales (it's on the road to very few places), the new work is described by Barlough as a grim little tale, unlike any other in the Western Lights series, giving the reader a wild ride through some of the strangest country in the sundered realm.
PRIME Minister David Cameron was dubbed "dithering Dave" in a Commons debate as West Midland MPs urged the Government to back Birmingham Airport.