unsteadily


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Related to unsteadily: bewildering

un·stead·y

 (ŭn-stĕd′ē)
adj. un·stead·i·er, un·stead·i·est
1. Not firm, solid, or securely in place; unstable.
2. Fluctuating; changeable: an unsteady market.
3. Not even or regular; wavering: an unsteady voice.
tr.v. un·stead·ied, un·stead·y·ing, un·stead·ies
To cause to become unsteady.

un·stead′i·ly adv.
un·stead′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unsteadily - in an unsteady mannerunsteadily - in an unsteady manner; "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"; "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs"
steady, steadily - in a steady manner; "he could still walk steadily"
Translations

unsteadily

[ˈʌnˈstedɪlɪ] ADVde manera insegura; [walk] → con paso vacilante

unsteadily

[ʌnˈstɛdɪli] adv [walk, move] → d'un pas chancelant

unsteadily

adj rise, walkschwankend, unsicher; saymit schwankender or unsicherer Stimme

unsteadily

[ˌʌnˈstɛdɪlɪ] advin modo incerto
References in classic literature ?
All that day he stood at his lard machine, rocking unsteadily, his eyes closing in spite of him; and he all but lost his place even so, for the foreman booted him twice to waken him.
She crossed the room unsteadily, with a maddening confusion in her head, with a suffocating anguish at her heart.
Stryver never had a case in hand, anywhere, but Carton was there, with his hands in his pockets, staring at the ceiling of the court; they went the same Circuit, and even there they prolonged their usual orgies late into the night, and Carton was rumoured to be seen at broad day, going home stealthily and unsteadily to his lodgings, like a dissipated cat.
I believe I can remember these two at a little distance apart, dwarfed to my sight by stooping down or kneeling on the floor, and I going unsteadily from the one to the other.
But he presently presented himself under worthier circumstances; for, the Genius of Youthful Love being in want of assistance - on account of the parental brutality of an ignorant farmer who opposed the choice of his daughter's heart, by purposely falling upon the object, in a flour sack, out of the firstfloor window - summoned a sententious Enchanter; and he, coming up from the antipodes rather unsteadily, after an apparently violent journey, proved to be Mr.
The latch rose unsteadily, and Henrietta, with frozen tears on her cheeks, and an unintelligible expression of wretchedness and rage, appeared.
The hamper containing six fowls and a young pig was no light weight; it was taken down hill, unsteadily, with jerks.
He is an ignoramus," interrupted my friend, as he stepped unsteadily forward, while I followed immediately at his heels.
My ship," began the captain, waving his hand unsteadily towards the cages, "was a clean ship.
I rose and walked unsteadily up the steep incline of the bridge.
and we hurried after them, for they were running unsteadily, squeaking like rabbits as they ran.
At length he gazes round the empty room, and finding it deserted, rises unsteadily to his feet, pushes back his chair, and walks a few steps, supporting himself by the table.