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.
Pausing about a minute to let the sugar take effect, I check my gloves and goggles, then re-enter the court feeling revived after the shakiness that had come over me only a minute earlier.
Samsung has included the video digital image stabilization to get rid of every shakiness while recording.
Writing was a way to get at her feelings of "deprivation, uneasiness, entrenched pain, the shakiness of the land beneath my feet, the vulnerability of the self, my self indeed.
Its symptoms include shakiness, sweating, hunger, difficulty thinking clearly, dizziness, difficulty talking or loss of consciousness.
The most common adverse events associated with eslicarbazepine are dizziness, sleepiness, nausea, headache, double vision, vomiting, feeling tired, problems with coordination, blurred vision, and shakiness.
Seek help to find the cause and put a stop to your shakiness.
When you use a zoom for anything, it can amplify the natural shakiness of your hands.
Ahsan said in seventy years of its existence, Pakistan saw many ups and downs and lost many opportunities due to political shakiness.
Symptoms include shakiness, heart palpitations, sweating, anxiety, dizziness, and confusion.