titubant

titubant
\\ˈtichəbənt, ˈtid.əb-\ adjective
Etymology: Latin titubant-, titubans, present participle of titubare to titubate
: characterized by titubation : marked by wavering or vacillating : unsteady

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  • titubant — titubant, ante [ titybɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XVIe; de tituber ♦ Qui titube. ⇒ chancelant, vacillant. Un ivrogne titubant. « Le manège en s arrêtant déversa toute sa troupe titubante » (Aragon). Par ext. Jambes titubantes. Démarche titubante. ● titubant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • titubant — TITUBÁNT, Ă, titubanţi, te, adj. (Franţuzism) Bălăbănit2, nesigur, tremurător. – Din fr. titubant. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  titubánt adj. m., pl. titubánţi; f. sg. titubántă, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • titubant — titubant, ante (ti tu ban, ban t ) adj. Qui titube, qui chancelle. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Jamais instruction ne feut titubante et rien asseverante, si la sienne [de Platon] ne l est, MONT. II, 240 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • titubant — adjective /ˈtɪtəbənt,ˈtɪtʃəbənt/ stumbling, staggering; with the movement of one who is tipsy To these, by the door L. C., the CURATE and the NOTARY, arm in arm; the latter owl like and titubant Syn: lurching, reeling, staggering, stumbling,… …   Wiktionary

  • titubant — tit·u·bant (titґu bant) pertaining to or characterized by titubation …   Medical dictionary

  • titubant — tit·u·bant …   English syllables

  • titubant —   a. staggering.    ♦ titubancy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • TITUBANT, ANTE — adj. Qui chancelle. Une démarche titubante …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • titubante — ● titubant, titubante adjectif Qui titube, chancelle : Démarche titubante. ● titubant, titubante (synonymes) adjectif Qui titube , chancelle Synonymes : chancelant flageolant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • titubation — titubant /tich oo beuhnt/, adj. /tich oo bay sheuhn/, n. Pathol. a disturbance of body equilibrium in standing or walking, resulting in an uncertain gait and trembling, esp. resulting from diseases of the cerebellum. [1635 45; < L titubation (s.… …   Universalium

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