What is the opposite of steady?

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Adjective
Opposite of firmly fixed, supported, or balanced
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Opposite of regular, even, and continuous in development, frequency, or intensity
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(of a person) Opposite of sensible, reliable, and self-restrained
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Opposite of of good financial standing
“The directors failed to prevent their company from incurring debt when their business became insolvent.”
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Opposite of having or consisting of a single color
“I just can't make a decision on which device to purchase these days with the chromatic selection of iPhones on the market.”
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Opposite of having or showing tenacity and grim persistence
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Opposite of hard-working and persistent
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Opposite of lasting for a long or extended period of time
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Opposite of remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc.
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Opposite of attentively occupied with
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Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
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Opposite of being a person of good repute and character
“An honest person will have friends who value honesty, and a dishonest one will have cheats as friends.”
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Opposite of not displaying emotion
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Opposite of unceasingly intense in nature
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Opposite of calm and steady
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Opposite of having a slow, regular rhythm
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Opposite of marked by moderate behavior not given to excesses
“He unleashed on them a torrent of abuse that was unrestrained and unwarranted.”
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Opposite of not able to be tired
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Opposite of lacking in speed
“The action moves at a fast pace from beginning to end, complete with cinematic camera angles.”
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Opposite of denotes a constructive or productive feeling
“As a result of their unproductive response, we were unable to attain the information required to proceed.”
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Opposite of capable of withstanding great physical force
“The house was built on fragile foundations.”
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Opposite of something that is usual or standard
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Opposite of possessing sound judgment
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Opposite of orderly
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Opposite of loyal, reliable, and hard-working
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Opposite of having unconditional and enthusiastic support
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Opposite of in an undamaged state
“The vase shattered on the ground, and all that was left was a pile of broken glass.”
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Opposite of having a calm personality
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Opposite of slow or unhurried
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(of a view, opinion or idea) Opposite of firm or inflexible
“I know I can't coerce anyone into liking cats, but all I ask is that you please have an open mind about the species.”
Adjective
Opposite of no danger present; unlikely to cause or lead to harm
“The building was old and unstable, and definitely not fit to live in.”
Verb
Opposite of to make or become steady
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Opposite of to press (one's body or part of one's body) firmly against something in order to stay balanced
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Opposite of to place for support or steadying
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Opposite of to strengthen or stabilize
“The lies are just the latest attempt to destabilize a fractured country.”
Noun
Opposite of a boyfriend or male admirer
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