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.
The reporter is unaware of what is about to unfold behind her as the cyclist makes their way across the screen, before tumbling to the ground following a moment of shakiness.
Hangover symptoms can be the worst including fatigue, dehydration, a headache or muscle aches, dizziness, shakiness, and even rapid heartbeat.
Since kola nuts can affect the central nervous system, they can lead to shakiness, tremors, and anxiousness.
He had previously lost all control and embarrassed himself, but now the shakiness, high blood pressure and racing heart were reduced enough that he could make a pretty good shot.
FPV mode follows the gimbal's orientation when recording action shots, allowing you to recreate the action from your point-of-view without the shakiness. In ActiveTrack mode, the Osmo Pocket can intelligently follow and focus on a subject when you tap it on the device's touchscreen display.
"You would expect maybe some shakiness being the first time (in the Final Four)," Francis said.
Speak them over and over until the shakiness disappears and you begin to believe your own confidence.
According to the DSM-5, a formerly frequent user of the drug has cannabis withdrawal syndrome when they experience at least three of the following symptoms within a week from cessation: irritability or hostility, nervousness or anxiety, poor sleep, loss of appetite, restlessness, feelings of depression, shakiness or tremors, sweating.
"Benign essential tremor" is a somewhat common disorder of tremors, mostly in the upper extremities and neck, resulting sometimes in shakiness of the head.