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English adjective: unsteady

1. unsteady subject to change or variation


SamplesHer unsteady walk.
His hand was unsteady as he poured the wine.
An unsteady voice.


Similaraflicker, arrhythmic, convulsive, faltering, flickering, fluctuating, jerking, jerky, palpitant, palpitating, quavering, shaky, shifting, shifty, shivering, shuddering, spasmodic, spastic, tottering, tottery, trembling, tremulous, uneven, wobbling


See alsoagitated, irregular, uneven, unstable


Antonymssteady

2. unsteady not firmly or solidly positioned


SamplesClimbing carefully up the unsteady ladder.
An unfirm stance.


Synonymsunfirm


Similarunfixed


Antonymsfixed









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