What is the opposite of steady?

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Adjective
Opposite of firmly fixed, supported, or balanced
“The craft would have to be towed into position as it had no propulsion of its own, but the weight of the iron and the guns made it unstable.”
Adjective
Opposite of regular, even, and continuous in development, frequency, or intensity
“Most fishing is done from drift boats because fluctuating water levels can make wading dangerous.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“Bourbon's intervention in Chandieu's arrest has been mentioned many times in connection with his wavering commitment to the Protestant cause.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of sensible, reliable, and self-restrained
Adjective
Opposite of not feeling, showing, or affected by anxiety or problems
Adjective
Opposite of continuous, without interruption
Adjective
Opposite of without breaks, gaps or interruptions
“I seem to be having Internet issues with my connection being intermittent and slow.”
Adjective
Opposite of not able to be shaken
Adjective
Opposite of of good financial standing
“The directors failed to prevent their company from incurring debt when their business became insolvent.”
Adjective
Opposite of not physically able to be moved
Adjective
Opposite of having only one color
“I just can't make a decision on which device to purchase these days with the chromatic selection of iPhones on the market.”
Adjective
Opposite of persisting forever or for an extended period of time
Adjective
Opposite of remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc.
Adjective
Opposite of attentively occupied with
Adjective
Opposite of not showing fear or hesitation in the face of danger or difficulty
Adjective
Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of in detail, describing each step precisely and in order
Adjective
Opposite of not displaying emotion
Adjective
Opposite of unceasingly intense in nature
Adjective
Opposite of having a slow, regular rhythm
Adjective
Opposite of marked by moderate behavior not given to excesses
“He unleashed on them a torrent of abuse that was unrestrained and unwarranted.”
Adjective
Opposite of not able to be tired
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in speed
“The action moves at a fast pace from beginning to end, complete with cinematic camera angles.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable of withstanding great physical force
“The house was built on fragile foundations.”
Adjective
Opposite of reliable and unfailing
“Your lack of empathy is a testament to your flawed virtue, of which you should be ashamed.”
Adjective
Opposite of something that is usual or standard
Adjective
Opposite of orderly
Adjective
Opposite of having unconditional and enthusiastic support
Adjective
Opposite of in an undamaged state
“The vase shattered on the ground, and all that was left was a pile of broken glass.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a calm personality
“He is unbalanced, and that mental instability makes him a danger to himself and to others.”
Verb
Opposite of to make or become steady
“I got nervous when she started to rock the cable car by jumping up and down in it.”
Verb
Opposite of to compose (one's feelings or emotions)
“Guy Darrell might be startled at his own position, but he comprehended its nature, and it did not discompose his nerves.”
Verb
Opposite of to (attempt to) stay balanced by holding or leaning against something
Verb
Opposite of to make or become stable or balanced
Noun
Opposite of a boyfriend or male admirer
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