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unstable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unstable

  1. 1 not being in or able to maintain a state of balance the minute we put the books down on the unstable desk, the whole stack went crashing to the floor Synonyms of unstable unbalanced, unsteady Words Related to unstable rocky, shaky, tippy, tipsy, wavery, wobbly (also wabbly), wonky [British]; infirm, insecure, precarious, unsound; doddering, doddery, jiggling, jiggly, rickety, staggery, teetering, tottering, tottery; askew, awry, cockeyed, lopsided, off-kilter, uneven Near Antonyms of unstable even, level, straight; sound, sturdy, substantial Antonyms of unstable balanced, equilibrated, stabilized, stable, steady

  2. 2 likely to change frequently, suddenly, or unexpectedly financial investors don't like an unstable economy Synonyms of unstable capricious, changeable, changeful, flickery, fluctuating, fluid, inconsistent, inconstant, mercurial, mutable, skittish, temperamental, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled, fickle, unsteady, variable, volatileWords Related to unstable aimless, arbitrary, desultory, erratic, haphazard, hit-or-miss, irregular, random, scattered, slapdash, stray; ambivalent, hesitating, shaky, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, vacillating, wavering; dicey, undependable, unreliable, untrustworthy; adaptable, mobile, protean, versatileNear Antonyms of unstable equable, even, uniform; abiding, durable, lasting, permanent, persistent; dependable, reliable, sure, tried, tried-and-true, true, trustworthy, trustyAntonyms of unstable certain, changeless, constant, immutable, invariable, predictable, settled, stable, stationary, steady, unchangeable, unchanging, unvarying

  3. 3 not staying constant unstable temperatures are not ideal storage conditions for wine Synonyms of unstable changing, erratic, fluctuating, irregular, unequal, uneven, unsteady, varyingWords Related to unstable capricious, changeable, changeful, choppy, fickle, fluid, inconsistent, inconstant, mercurial, mutable, uncertain, unsettled, variable, volatileNear Antonyms of unstable regularAntonyms of unstable changeless, constant, stable, steady, unchanging, unvarying



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