unsteadily
adverb see unsteady II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unsteadily — adverb in an unsteady manner (Freq. 3) he walked unsteadily toward the exit The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs • Syn: ↑falteringly, ↑uncertainly • Ant: ↑steadily …   Useful english dictionary

  • unsteadily — adverb In an unsteady manner; so as to shake, falter, or be inconsistent. He climbed the stairs unsteadily, grasping the banister and gasping for breath …   Wiktionary

  • unsteadily — adv. Unsteadily is used with these verbs: ↑rise, ↑sway …   Collocations dictionary

  • unsteadily — unsteady ► ADJECTIVE (unsteadier, unsteadiest) 1) liable to fall or shake; not firm. 2) not uniform or regular. DERIVATIVES unsteadily adverb unsteadiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unsteadily — See unsteady. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsteadily — adv. shakily, in an unstable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unsteadily — un·steadily …   English syllables

  • unsteady — unsteadily, adv. unsteadiness, n. /un sted ee/, adj., v., unsteadied, unsteadying. adj. 1. not steady or firm; unstable; shaky: an unsteady hand. 2. fluctuating or wavering: an unsteady flame; unsteady prices. 3. irregular or uneven: an unsteady… …   Universalium

  • falteringly — adverb in an unsteady manner he walked unsteadily toward the exit The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs • Syn: ↑unsteadily, ↑uncertainly • Ant: ↑steadily (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncertainly — adverb 1. in an unsteady manner (Freq. 2) he walked unsteadily toward the exit The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs • Syn: ↑unsteadily, ↑falteringly • Ant: ↑steadily ( …   Useful english dictionary

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