Unsteady Definition

ŭn-stĕdē
unsteadied, unsteadies, unsteadiest, unsteadying, unsteadier
adjective
unsteadier, unsteadiest
Not steady.
Webster's New World
Not firm, solid, or securely in place; unstable.
American Heritage
Fluctuating; changeable.
An unsteady market.
American Heritage
Not even or regular; wavering.
An unsteady voice.
American Heritage
Noted for lack of regularity or uniformity.
Wiktionary
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verb
unsteadied, unsteadying
To make unsteady.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Unsteady

Adjective

Base Form:
unsteady
Comparative:
unsteadier
Superlative:
unsteadiest

Origin of Unsteady

  • Created by adding the prefix un- to steady. Like steady, the word first appeared in English around 1530. The word is comparable to the Old Frisian onstedich, the Low German unstadig etc.

    From Wiktionary

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