Antonyms for unsteady:
fixed, sure, level, continuous, unremitting, steady-going, uniform, footsure, unchanging, constant, unvarying, sturdy, stable, rock-steady, sound, steadied, even, unwavering, settled, certain, stationary, undeviating, dependable, strong, steady, firm, changeless, regular, surefooted.
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Other synonyms and related words:
irregular, freakish, fluttering, feckless, temperamental, fitful, discontinuous, spotty, quivering, wimpish, flickering, fantastical, weaving, inconsistency, fluctuating, intermittent, infirm, inconsistent, ramshackle, shaking, tottering, tumbledown, spastic, dizzy, palpitant, weak, skittish, shaky, episodic, official, staggering, patchy, quavering, shuddering, erratic, jumping, unassured, aperiodic, tottery, quaking, rickety, unpredictable, unequal, palsied, shivering, dangerous, unsure, off-center, jerky, unfixed, casual, palpitating, catchy, perilous, uncertain, flickery, unbalanced, rocky, unsafe, giddy, spasmodic, various, suspect, variant, stumbling, wobbly, whimsical, unfirm, sporadic, delicate, uneven, arrhythmic, capricious, insecure, jerking, enfeebled, tremulous, flimsy, resolute, unreliable, hazardous, risky, convulsive, changing, fantastic, aflicker, weakly, choppy, occasional, wobbling, faltering, lurching, ticklish, drippy, trembling.
irresolute, reformable, unsettled, convertible, spasmodic, skittish, fluid, mutable, inconstant, variable, movable, ever-changing, wavering, shifting, modifiable, Transposable, variant, adaptable, changeful, protean, Vicissitudinous, mercurial, flexible, transformable, volatile, adjustable, restless, fickle, irregular, flighty, precarious, varying, changeable, vacillating, unstable, whimsical, versatile, alterable.
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palpitant, palpitating, shaking, stumbling, trembling, fluctuating, quivering, shaky, shuddering, staggering, weaving, flickering, wobbling, lurching, faltering, unfixed, fluttering, arrhythmic, jerky, quaking, spasmodic, shivering, irregular, aflicker, tottering, jerking, tremulous, tottery, unfirm, quavering, spastic, palsied, convulsive.
Usage examples for unsteady:
- He was too unsteady to walk in a straight line, but the fire of battle was in his eyes again. - "Bull Hunter", Max Brand.
- Dorothy's voice was unsteady, and she seemed to be talking to herself rather than to her mother. - "Hidden Gold", Wilder Anthony.
- They move on with a slow, unsteady step. - "The American Union Speaker", John D. Philbrick.