Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being unsteady.

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  • noun The quality of being unsteady.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
  • noun the quality of being unsteady--varying and unpredictable

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Examples

  • He suspected her unsteadiness was a reaction to their narrow escape from death.

    Heart Of The Tiger

  • The artificiality of side-saddle riding extends even to the horse, which must be free from certain faults, such as unsteadiness in mounting, that would not render him unsuitable to carry a male rider.

    The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.

  • This hospitalization is a brief blip of unsteadiness in the normal childhood that they have ahead.

    Between Expectations

  • His weakness, occasional distraction, and unsteadiness on his feet in that period had more to do with his heart problem, blood pressure, stress, insomnia, and the many medications he took to alleviate them.

    The Return

  • Signs of a concussion include unconsciousness, unsteadiness, problems with memory or concentration, dizziness or headache.

    Concussions In Sports: Athletes' Head Injuries Should Be Reviewed, Experts Say

  • One becomes conscious of one's unsteadiness, in general, when trying to do this.

    The Jupiter effect

  • His weakness, occasional distraction, and unsteadiness on his feet in that period had more to do with his heart problem, blood pressure, stress, insomnia, and the many medications he took to alleviate them.

    The Return

  • His weakness, occasional distraction, and unsteadiness on his feet in that period had more to do with his heart problem, blood pressure, stress, insomnia, and the many medications he took to alleviate them.

    The Return

  • When in his unsteadiness a few had fallen to the floor, he had yelled, Hey!

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • This is how unsteadiness on an individual issue reaches beyond a narrowly targeted audience, and becomes a trust problem.

    The Dynamics of Buck's "Woman Problem"

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