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Not securely fixed
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“We carefully cross the unsteady bridge above the river, gripping the ropes tightly while we tread its narrow planks.”
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Feeling physically or mentally off-balance
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“He began feeling rather unsteady after a couple of shots of vodka.”
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Quick or likely to change consistently
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“Global agricultural prices skyrocketed, with tightening fundamentals and unsteady exchange rates affecting a range of agricultural commodities.”
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That does not recur periodically
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“The technique is ideal for teasing out information from signals that are unsteady or transient.”
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Dangerous or full of peril
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“Whenever questioned about the unsteady financial predicament, he always maintained a sense of diplomacy and realism about the situation.”
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Clumsy or awkward in movement
“He was unsteady on his feet and with his hands, and it was obvious he would never make it as an athlete.”
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Feeling worried and uneasy
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“I crept outside to brave the elements, feeling unsteady about the distance literally stretching ahead of me.”
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Undecided or unsure of how to act
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Not fixed in place tightly or firmly
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(colloquial) Weak in character, lacking determination or willpower
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Not balanced
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Capable of being transported
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Behaving badly, with a lack of self-control
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Not equal in quantity, size, or value
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Slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence
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Excellent, very fun
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Under the influence of alcohol or drugs
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Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
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Displaying a lack of sensibleness or judgment
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Having or being a slippery surface
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Having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature
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Characterized by abrupt stops and starts or an irregular course
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