unsteadily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

unsteady +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

unsteadily (comparative more unsteadily, superlative most unsteadily)

  1. In an unsteady manner, so as to shake or falter.
    He climbed the stairs unsteadily, grasping the banister and gasping for breath.
  2. In an uncertain manner; with hesitation or timidity.