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 ?
You turned away unsteadily, and put on your dressing-gown.
He rises unsteadily from the bed, lays the pipe upon the hearth- stone, draws back the ragged curtain, and looks with repugnance at his three companions.
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.
Wingrave laughed a little unsteadily as he rose to his feet.
More than once Magdalen had peeped round the screen, and had seen the old sailor unsteadily keeping his watch, and fancying himself once more at his duty on board ship.
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.
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.
It was his grimmest deed since the days when he had brought Barbecue to heel; and knowing as we do how vain a tabernacle is man, could we be surprised had he now paced the deck unsteadily, bellied out by the winds of his success?
They swaggered unsteadily but belligerently toward the bar and looked at Pete with bleared and blinking eyes.
Carter Druse grew pale; he shook in every limb, turned faint, and saw the statuesque group before him as black figures, rising, falling, moving unsteadily in arcs of circles in a fiery sky.
It was just this way: while I looked at him, SO"--regarding me rather unsteadily and with evident complexity of vision--"he was all right; but when I looked away, SO"--taking a long pull at the bottle--"he defied me.