unsteadfast

adjective
un·​steadfast | \¦ən+\

Definition of unsteadfast 

1 : not steadfast in thought or action : vacillating an unsteadfast backslider a man of unsteadfast heart

2 : unstable sense a(1) the unsteadfast waters of the ocean

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Other Words from unsteadfast

unsteadfastness \ "+ \ noun

History and Etymology for unsteadfast

Middle English unstedefast, from un- entry 1 + stedefast steadfast

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