Meaning of UNSTABLE in English

UNSTABLE

adjective

1.

Synonyms: movable , mobile, moving, unsteadfast, unsteady

Antonyms: stable

2.

difficult to manage because of lack of physical steadiness

the canoe is an inherently unstable craft

Synonyms: rocky, ticklish, tricky

Related Word: insecure, uncertain, unsteady

Contrasted words: secure, steady

Antonyms: stable

3.

Synonyms: weak 2, dickey, fluctuant, insecure, rootless, shaky, unsure, vacillating, wavering, wobbly

Antonyms: stable

4.

Synonyms: inconstant 1, capricious, changeable, fickle, lubricious, mercurial, temperamental, ticklish, variable, volatile

Related Word: buoyant, effervescent, elastic, resilient; freakish

Antonyms: stable

5.

Synonyms: changeable 1, changeful, fluid, mobile, mutable, protean, unsettled, unsteady, variable, weathery

Antonyms: stable

6.

Synonyms: mutable 2, changeable, inconstant, shifty, slippery, uncertain, unsteady, variable

Antonyms: stable

7.

Synonyms: doubtful 1, ambiguous, borderline, dubious, precarious, shaky, suspect, uncertain, unsettled, unsure

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