One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was unsteady on her feet’
unstable, rocky, wobbly, wobbling, rickety, shaky, shaking, tottery, tottering, teetering, unsafe, unbalanced, unreliable, insecure, not secure, unfastened, unsecured, movable, precarious
dizzy, light-headed, faint, weak-kneed, weak at the knees, groggy, punch-drunk
feeble, faltering, doddery, doddering
tentative, nervous, timid, hesitant
informal trembly, all of a quiver, teetery, like jelly, with legs like jelly
2‘the baby poured tea in an unsteady stream on to the pink carpet’
irregular, uneven, varying, variable, erratic, jerky, unreliable, volatile, spasmodic, sporadic, changeable, changing, fluctuating, wavering, vacillating, inconstant, intermittent, fitful, desultory, occasional, unsystematic
flickering, flashing, trembling
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