An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not stable)
a. inseguro
Climbing an unsteady ladder could result in an accident.Subir a una escalera insegura podría causar un accidente.
b. inestable
The chair I was given to sit on was unsteady and nearly collapsed.La silla que me dieron para sentarme era inestable y casi se viene abajo.
2. (wavering)
a. tembloroso
"I'm all right, really I am", he said in an unsteady voice."Estoy bien, de veras," dijo con voz temblorosa.
3. (liable to fall)
a. vacilante
The newborn lamb took a couple of unsteady steps.El corderito recién nacido dio un par de pasos vacilantes.
b. inseguro
After a couple of drinks, Susie was a little unsteady on her feet.Después de un par de copas, Susie estaba un poco insegura al caminar.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (table, chair)
a. inestable, inseguro(a)
2. (hand, voice)
a. tembloroso(a)
he was unsteady on his feetse tambaleaba
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unsteady [ˈʌnˈstedɪ]
[+chair, ladder structure] inestable; inseguro; [+walk] vacilante; [+voice, hand] tembloroso
to be unsteady on one's feet caminar con paso vacilante
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