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dither

verb [I] uk   /ˈdɪð.ər/ us    // disapproving
to be unable to make a decision about doing something: Stop dithering and choose which one you want! She's still dithering over whether to accept the job she's just been offered.HesitatingUncertaintyDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating
ditherer
noun [C] uk   /r/ us    //
dithery
adjective uk   /-i/ us    /-i/
He seems rather dithery but in fact he works very calmly and efficiently.HesitatingUncertaintyDoubt and ambivalenceHesitating

dither

noun uk   /ˈdɪð.ər/ us    // disapproving
be in a dither about sth to be very nervous, excited, or confused about something: Gideon is in a bit of a dither about what to wear for the interview.Confusion, confusing and feeling confusedAnxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
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