Risky vs Unsteady - What's the difference?

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Risky is a related term of unsteady.


As adjectives the difference between risky and unsteady

is that risky is dangerous, involving risks while unsteady is not held firmly in position, physically unstable.

As a verb unsteady is

to render unsteady, removing balance.

risky

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Dangerous, involving risks.
  • Investing in this start-up company could be risky .

    Synonyms

    * hazardous, dangerous, perilous

    Antonyms

    * riskless, safe

    unsteady

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Not held firmly in position, physically unstable.
  • :
  • *
  • *:"Mid-Lent, and the Enemy grins," remarked Selwyn as he started for church with Nina and the children. Austin, knee-deep in a dozen Sunday supplements, refused to stir; poor little Eileen was now convalescent from grippe, but still unsteady on her legs; her maid had taken the grippe, and now moaned all day:"
  • Noted for lack of regularity or uniformity.
  • Inconstant in purpose, or volatile in behavior.
  • Synonyms

    * (not held or fixed securely and likely to fall over) precarious, rickety, shaky, tottering, unsafe, unstable, wobbly

    Antonyms

    * steady

    Verb

  • To render unsteady, removing balance.