halting Definition

slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence; faltering.

Using halting: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "halting" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He spoke in a halting voice, unsure of what to say next.

  • Example

    The team's progress was halting due to the difficult terrain.

  • Example

    Her halting attempts at speaking Spanish were met with encouragement from her teacher.

halting Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: halting in Brief

'Halting' [ˈhɔːltɪŋ] describes something that is slow and hesitant, often due to a lack of confidence. It can refer to speech, movement, or progress, as in 'He spoke in a halting voice' or 'The team's progress was halting.' Synonyms include 'hesitant' and 'uncertain,' while antonyms include 'fluent' and 'smooth.'