unsteadily
Adverb

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.
    • 1912 January, Zane Grey, chapter 21, in Riders of the Purple Sage: A Novel, New York, N.Y.; London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, OCLC 6868219 ↗:
      "I reckon. It's powerful fine to hear that," replied Lassiter, unsteadily.



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