What is the opposite of poised?

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Adjective
Opposite of absolutely ready
Adjective
Opposite of having a composed and self-assured manner
Adjective
(attributive) Opposite of feeling or exuding self-assurance
“They were insecure young men, who were led astray by a charismatic self-proclaimed prophet.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an easy-going mood or temperament
“Jim has an anxious personality and persistently worries about trivial things.”
Adjective
Opposite of confident or self-assured
Adjective
Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
Adjective
(of a person's temper or disposition) Opposite of calm and composed
Adjective
Opposite of polite, elegant, and sophisticated in manner
Adjective
Opposite of remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc.
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing grace or elegance
Adjective
Opposite of state of being happy and contented
“The vagrant suffered a sad and joyless existence.”
Adjective
Opposite of not easily excited to action or passion
Adjective
Opposite of not disconcerted or embarrassed
Adjective
Opposite of able to deal with people in a sensitive manner
Adjective
Opposite of of, related to, or having charisma
Adjective
Opposite of resembling or characteristic of a statue
Adjective
Opposite of having a calm personality
Verb
Opposite of in a state of preparation or waiting
Verb
Opposite of past tense for be or cause to be balanced or suspended
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
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