Dither meaning

dĭthər
Dither is defined as a state of confusion or anxiety.

An example of dither is the feeling a mother has when she doesn't know why her baby is sick; in a dither.

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The definition of dither is to be confused.

An example of dither is to be undecided about a situation.

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A state of indecisive agitation.
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To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing.
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To be nervously excited or confused.
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To be indecisive; vacillate, waver, etc.
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A nervously excited or confused condition.
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The state of being undecided.
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A form of noise which is intentionally applied to randomize errors which occur in the processing of both digital audio and digital video data.
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To be uncertain or unable to make a decision about doing something.
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To do something nervously.
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(computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
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Origin of dither

  • Alteration of didder from Middle English dideren to tremble diddle2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From didder from Middle English didderen, meaning "to tremble".

    From Wiktionary