AskDefine | Define unsteadily

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unsteadily adv : in an unsteady manner; "he walked unsteadily toward the exit"; "The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs" [syn: falteringly, uncertainly] [ant: steadily]

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  1. In an unsteady manner; so as to shake, falter, or be inconsistent.
    He climbed the stairs unsteadily, grasping the banister and gasping for breath.
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