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unstable (adjective), more unstable, most unstable
1. Referring to something or someone that is inclined to change abruptly: The weather was totally unstable that day because the sun was shining one minute, and in the next minute, dark clouds suddenly appeared and it rained!
2. Concerning an item or an object which is infirm or tottery: The camping table was very unstable so Jim had to put a flat piece of wood under one leg to level it.
3. Characteristic of a person whose emotions or behavior are unpredictable: James was very difficult to get along with because his comportment and conduct were totally unstable.
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(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Greek, astatos, unstable; radioactive nonmetal)