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halting

halt·ing

halting

 
pronunciation:
hawl tIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: limping or crippled.
a halting gait
definition 2: faltering or wavering due to lack of confidence, competence, or conviction.
She stammered out a halting apology.Unsure of her English, she spoke in a halting manner.
antonyms:
fluent, steady
derivations: haltingly (adv.), haltingness (n.)