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Wordnet 3.0


1. disabled in the feet or legs;
- Example: "a crippled soldier"
- Example: "a game leg"
[syn: crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game]

2. fragmentary or halting from emotional strain;
- Example: "uttered a few halting words of sorrow"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Halt \Halt\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Halted; p. pr. & vb. n. Halting.] 1. To hold one's self from proceeding; to hold up; to cease progress; to stop for a longer or shorter period; to come to a stop; to stand still. [1913 Webster] 2. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to hesitate; to be uncertain. [1913 Webster] How long halt ye between two opinions? --1 Kings xviii. 21. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

halting adj 1: disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg" [syn: crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game] 2: fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few halting words of sorrow"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

180 Moby Thesaurus words for "halting": Latinate, ambidextrous, ambling, awkward, bad, balbutient, bombastic, broken, build up, bumbling, capricious, careening, castrated, catchy, cautious, choppy, circumspect, claudicant, clumsy, construct, cramped, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, crippled, cumbrous, deliberate, desultory, deviative, disabled, disconnected, discontinuous, double, double-dealing, double-faced, double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, easy, eccentric, elephantine, emasculated, erect, erratic, establish, faltering, faulty, fitful, flagging, flickering, fluctuating, foot-dragging, forced, formal, game, gauche, gentle, gradual, guinde, guttering, halt, hamstrung, handicapped, heavy, herky-jerky, hesitant, hesitating, heteroclite, hobbled, hobbling, hypocritical, idle, immethodical, incapacitated, inconstant, indecisive, indolent, inept, inkhorn, intermittent, intermitting, irregular, irresolute, jerky, labored, lame, languid, languorous, lazy, leaden, left-handed, leisurely, limping, lumbering, lurching, maimed, maladroit, moderate, nonuniform, of two minds, patchy, poking, poky, pompous, ponderous, rambling, relaxed, reluctant, rough, sauntering, scrappy, sesquipedalian, set up, shifting, shilly-shallying, shuffling, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, spavined, sporadic, spotty, staggering, stammering, stiff, stilted, strolling, stumbling, stuttering, tentative, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turgid, turtlelike, uncertain, unequal, uneven, unhandy, unhappy, unhurried, unmethodical, unmetrical, unregular, unrhythmical, unsettled, unsteady, unsystematic, unwieldy, vacillatory, variable, veering, waddling, wandering, wavering, wobbling, wobbly, wooden