Synonyms for tottering

Synonyms for (adjective) tottering

Synonyms: tottering

Definition: (of structures or institutions) having lost stability; failing or on the point of collapse

Usage: a tottering empire

Similar words: unstable

Definition: lacking stability or fixity or firmness

Usage: unstable political conditions; the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind; an unstable world economy


Synonyms: tottering, tottery

Definition: unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age

Usage: a tottering skeleton of a horse; a tottery old man

Similar words: unsteady

Definition: subject to change or variation

Usage: her unsteady walk; his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine; an unsteady voice