shakiness


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shak·y

 (shā′kē)
adj. shak·i·er, shak·i·est
1. Trembling or quivering; tremulous: a shaky voice.
2. Lacking soundness or sturdiness, as of construction: a shaky table.
3.
a. Not to be depended on; precarious: a shaky alliance.
b. Wavering in firmness: a shaky belief.
c. Open to question or doubt: shaky evidence.

shak′i·ly adv.
shak′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shakiness - a shaky motionshakiness - a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
motion - a state of change; "they were in a state of steady motion"
tremolo - (music) a tremulous effect produced by rapid repetition of a single tone or rapid alternation of two tones
tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
2.shakiness - the quality of being unstable and insecure; "the shakiness of the present regime"
unstableness, instability - the quality or attribute of being unstable and irresolute

shakiness

noun
1. The quality or condition of being physically unsteady:
2. The quality or condition of being erratic and undependable:
Translations
إهْتِزاز
chvěnívratkost
usikkerhed
reszketegségrozogaság
skjálfti; óöryggi
sarsaklıktitreklik

shakiness

[ˈʃeɪkɪnɪs] N
1. (= trembling) [of person, legs] → temblor m
2. [of table, chair, building etc] (= wobbliness) → inestabilidad f
3. (= weakness) [of person] → debilidad f
4. (fig) (= uncertainty) [of health, memory] → fragilidad f, precariedad f; [of finances] → precariedad f; [of knowledge] → deficiencia f

shakiness

n (of chair)Wackeligkeit f; (of evidence)Fragwürdigkeit f, → Unsicherheit f; (of voice, hands, writing)Zitterigkeit f; (of knowledge)Unsicherheit f; (of sb’s French)Holprigkeit f; the shakiness of their positionihre wackelige Position

shake

(ʃeik) past tense shook (ʃuk) : past participle shaken verb
1. to (cause to) tremble or move with jerks. The explosion shook the building; We were shaking with laughter; Her voice shook as she told me the sad news.
2. to shock, disturb or weaken. He was shaken by the accident; My confidence in him has been shaken.
noun
1. an act of shaking. He gave the bottle a shake.
2. drink made by shaking the ingredients together vigorously. a chocolate milk-shake.
ˈshaking noun
an act of shaking or state of being shaken, shocked etc. They got a shaking in the crash.
ˈshaky adjective
1. weak or trembling with age, illness etc. a shaky voice; shaky handwriting.
2. unsteady or likely to collapse. a shaky chair.
3. (sometimes with at) not very good, accurate etc. He's a bit shaky at arithmetic; My arithmetic has always been very shaky; I'd be grateful if you would correct my rather shaky spelling.
ˈshakily adverb
ˈshakiness noun
ˈshake-up noun
a disturbance or reorganization.
no great shakes
not very good or important. He has written a book, but it's no great shakes.
shake one's fist at
to hold up one's fist as though threatening to punch. He shook his fist at me when I drove into the back of his car.
shake one's head
to move one's head round to left and right to mean `No'. `Are you coming?' I asked. She shook her head.
shake off
to rid oneself of. He soon shook off the illness.
shake up
to disturb or rouse (people) so as to make them more energetic.
References in classic literature ?
Twice Old Tarwater essayed to rise and go on, and each time, warned by his shakiness, sank back to recover more strength.
I am your chief," he began, trying to master the shakiness of his voice.
I get so exhausted from not sleeping, and it leads to fatigue, shakiness, headaches, and depression.
levels of accountability and political interference, 80 per cent of them were stressed due to long and odd work hours, frequent transfers and postings, 70 per cent of them due to change in priorities, due to political shakiness, difficulty in sanctioning of leaves, role conflict between "being family person" versus "police person," adjusting with seniors and not being able to spend time with their family.
Indeed, if anything, investors in the region might have expected most local fluctuation to be driven by currency movements, given the shakiness of the euro and its direct link to the US dollar and related units.
I'm pleased to report that there was no shakiness whatsoever when it came to 'that key change' as the song reached its crescendo.
Symptoms of severe fears -- increased heart rate, shakiness, and fearful thoughts and feelings -- can be just as unpleasant to a child as a cold.
Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia includes shakiness, nervousness or anxiety, sweating, chills and clamminess, irritability or impatience, confusion, including delirium, rapid/fast heartbeat, lightheadedness or dizziness, hunger and nausea, sleepiness, blurred/impaired vision, tingling or numbness in the lips or tongue, headaches, weakness or fatigue, anger, stubbornness, or sadness, lack of coordination, nightmares or crying out during sleep, seizures and unconsciousness.
KUWAIT, Jan 6 (KUNA) -- The stock market was hammered hard today by the steep slide in the price of oil, leaving the way wide open for many speculators to take advantage of that and of the ensuing shakiness in the confidence of small investors as to the future, said two market watchers on Tuesday.
Three of those have come without captain Vincent Kompany and the shakiness evident earlier in the season is starting to disappear.
It marks the first time Apple has offered optical image stabilization in its cameras, which helps reduce shakiness in photos and lets you take better photos in low light.
Low sugars usually manifest in the form of lack of concentration, shakiness, excess hunger, palpitations and even change in conscious level.