ricketiness

ricketiness
noun
the quality of not being steady or securely fixed in place
Syn: ↑unsteadiness
Ant: ↑steadiness (for: ↑unsteadiness)
Derivationally related forms: ↑rickety, ↑unsteady (for: ↑unsteadiness)
Hypernyms: ↑movability, ↑movableness

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\\-ə̇d.ēnə̇s, -ə̇tin-\ noun (-es)
: the quality or state of being rickety

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rickˈetiness noun
Unsteadiness
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Main Entry:rickets

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