What is another word for Temporizing?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛmpəɹˌa͡ɪzɪŋ] (IPA)

Temporizing is a term that refers to procrastinating or delaying a decision. Synonyms for temporizing include stalling, deferring, hesitating, procrastinating, dawdling, and dilly-dallying. Other synonyms are lingering, dragging one's feet, wasting time, postponing, and prevaricating. By using these synonyms for temporizing, one can express a lack of decisiveness or action. People who temporize often delay making important decisions or taking necessary action. While waiting can be beneficial in some cases, it is important to make timely decisions and take necessary actions to prevent lost opportunities or negative consequences. Using synonyms for temporizing can help to communicate the need for urgency in making important decisions or taking action.

What are the hypernyms for Temporizing?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Temporizing

For this reason, when the disease breaks out in a country like the United States, where the contagion is likely to spread rapidly by means of infected cars, manure, hay, and other feed, and where the results of its obtaining a firm foothold would be so disastrous, it seems that this method of Temporizing is rather tedious, and more radical steps are required in order to suppress and eradicate completely the infection in the quickest and most thorough manner possible.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
To these it may be answered that it is the only method which has ever proved successful, and that in the end it is much more economical than Temporizing measures.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
He was Temporizing, instead of acting on a fighting policy, and it was pretty obvious to him that his Temporizing was due to his growing regard for Hazel.
"The Son of his Father"
Ridgwell Cullum

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