halting


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halt·ing

 (hôl′tĭng)
adj.
1. Hesitant or wavering: a halting voice.
2. Imperfect; defective: halting verse.
3. Limping; lame.

halt′ing·ly adv.

halting

(ˈhɔːltɪŋ)
adj
1. hesitant: halting speech.
2. lame
ˈhaltingly adv
ˈhaltingness n

halt•ing

(ˈhɔl tɪŋ)

adj.
1. faltering or hesitating, esp. in speech.
2. faulty or imperfect.
3. limping or lame: a halting gait.
[1375–1425]
halt′ing•ly, adv.
halt′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.halting - disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
2.halting - fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few halting words of sorrow"
broken - not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs"

halting

adjective faltering, stumbling, awkward, hesitant, laboured, stammering, imperfect, stuttering The officer replied in halting German.

halting

adjective
Translations

halting

[ˈhɔːltɪŋ] ADJ (= hesitant) [speech, movement] → titubeante, vacilante

halting

[ˈhɔːltɪŋ] adj (= hesitant) [voice, speech] → hésitant(e); [English] → hésitant(e); [efforts, attempts] → hésitant(e)

halting

adj voice, efforts, steps, answerzögernd; speech, performance, progressstockend; French, German, verseholprig; their steps toward(s) reform are haltingsie machen nur zögernde Schritte zur Reform

halting

[ˈhɔːltɪŋ] adjtitubante
References in classic literature ?
Not an Indian was to be seen; so, after halting about an hour, he resumed his journey.
The major commanded a halt by merely halting, and, evidently himself a bit "skeered," rode on alone to reconnoiter.
She arranged the order of march, she selected the camps, she set the hour for halting and the hour for resuming and though she was inexperienced in such matters, her native intelligence was so far above that of the men or the apes that she did better than they could have done.
"Ha!" said Joe, halting, "what does that fellow hold by?"
So, there's no chance of extortion halting vehicles on roads.
This is the second time in the year technical hitch is halting trading at the course.
Causes for halting the flights to Beirut no longer exist, Kuwait's official carrier said in a press release on Saturday.
Maintenance work of the 70 MW Middle-Marshyangdi hydropower project is going on by halting power production.