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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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Likely to change frequently, suddenly, or unexpectedly
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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
“Whenever questioned about the unsteady financial predicament, he always maintained a sense of diplomacy and realism about the situation.”
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Having or showing an inability to move in a graceful manner
“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
“I crept outside to brave the elements, feeling unsteady about the distance literally stretching ahead of me.”
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Undecided or unsure how to act
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Not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched
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(colloquial) Physically weak or frail
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Not being in or able to maintain a state of balance
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Of, or relating to old age
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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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Capable of being transported
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Excellent, very fun
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Under the influence of alcohol or drugs
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Requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling
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Showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
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Having or being a surface so smooth as to greatly reduce traction
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Given to acting in secret and to concealing one's intentions
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Characterized by abrupt stops and starts or an irregular course
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To depart abruptly from a straight line or course
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