Pendulous



[pen-juh-luh s, pen-duh-] /ˈpɛn dʒə ləs, ˈpɛn də-/

adjective
1.
hanging down loosely:
pendulous blossoms.
2.
swinging freely; oscillating.
3.
vacillating or undecided; wavering.
/ˈpɛndjʊləs/
adjective
1.
hanging downwards, esp so as to swing from side to side
adj.

c.1600, from Latin pendulus “hanging down,” figuratively “doubtful, uncertain, hesitating,” from pendere “to hang” (see pendant). Related: Pendulously.

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