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Synonyms for unsteady
ʌnˈstɛd iun·steady

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  1. unsteadyverb


  2. unsteadyadjective

    Not held firmly in position.


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  1. unsteady

    Uncertain is applied to things that human knowledge can not certainly determine or that human power can not certainly control; precarious originally meant dependent on the will of another, and now, by extension of meaning, dependent on chance or hazard, with manifest unfavorable possibility verging toward probability; as, one holds office by a precarious tenure, or land by a precarious title; the strong man's hold on life is uncertain, the invalid's is precarious.

    doubtful, dubious, equivocal, hazardous, insecure, perilous, precarious, risky, unassured, uncertain, unsettled, unstable

    actual, assured, certain, firm, immutable, incontestable, infallible, real, settled, stable, steady, strong, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unquestionable

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  1. unsteady

    wavering, unstable, variable, fickle, restless, fitful

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  1. unsteadyadjective

    subject to change or variation

    "her unsteady walk"; "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine"; "an unsteady voice"


    footsure, unwavering, firm, level, regular, steadied, even, dependable, surefooted, steady, rock-steady, fixed, sure, sure-footed, steady-going

  2. unfirm, unsteadyadjective

    not firmly or solidly positioned

    "climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder"; "an unfirm stance"

    unfirm, shifting

    level, steady-going, unwavering, fixed, steadied, rock-steady, even, surefooted, regular, footsure, steady, firm, sure, sure-footed, dependable

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  1. unsteadyadjective

    unsettled, fluctuating, oscillating, restless

  2. unsteadyadjective

    inconstant, fickle, unsteadfast, unstable, changeable, vacillating, wavering, mutable, variable, ever-changing

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  1. unsteadyadjective

    inconstant, precarious, wavering, variable, vacillating, wabbly

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  1. List of paraphrases for "unsteady":

    febrile, unstable, volatile

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How to use unsteady in a sentence?

  1. General Milley:

    Things may look unsteady, but that's the nature of democracy, Li Zuocheng. We are 100 percent steady. Everything is fine. But democracy can be sloppy sometimes.

  2. James Betts:

    More variable glucose levels can indicate a poorer diet or a more unsteady metabolism, and chronic inflammation from the body's excess exposure to glucose can lead to issues like diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

  3. Joel Payne:

    You can draw a straight line between Trump being unsteady and erratic and people clinging more to Joe Biden, 'Uncle Joe' is the safety blanket that many Democratic voters will continue to lean on as long as they view Donald Trump as the existential threat.

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  • غير مستقرArabic
  • irregularSpanish
  • لق, شلPersian
  • epävakaa, epäsäännöllinenFinnish
  • tatutatu, tīkokiMāori
  • непостоянный, неустойчивый, зыбкий, шаткий, переменчивыйRussian
  • ostadigSwedish

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