unpoised

unpoised

(ʌnˈpɔɪzd)
adj
not poised; unbalanced
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I think more than anything else, we were unpoised, unprofessional in a lot of our attack (Sunday), and that's a credit to the aggressive behavior of the Spurs.
Richard had learned to stay quiet a minute when insulted or angry, and so he did, stood quietly, looking away from the deputy, who looked away from him, still holding his unpoised pen and his empty pad, still making no sign that he'd get out of the car to investigate.