[ UK /ʃˈe‍ɪkɪnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈʃeɪkinəs/ ]
  1. a shaky motion
    the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe
  2. the quality of being unstable and insecure
    the shakiness of the present regime
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How To Use shakiness In A Sentence

  • Problem would seem to be Win7RC shakiness, which is fine: it's an RC, after all .. Tdaxp
  • Many of the unpleasant side effects of the immunosuppressant drugs - such as shakiness, sleeplessness and a burning sensation in the feet - have declined, she said. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:Today's Headlines
  • Trying to control the shakiness of my voice, I asked for the Center on Sexuality and Disability.
  • It has grown to become one of the great weird voices, up there with those of Neil Young and Little Jimmy Scott, its shakiness having evolved into style.
  • Following reduction or cessation of use, severe intermittent symptoms of palpitations, sweating, shakiness and insomnia were alleged starting in 1989 and lasting for 2-3 years, thus outside any relevant period of cover.
  • ‘You're lying,’ she said, responding to the shakiness of his voice.
  • A look on my stats a while ago about last year showed ITN searching for "Gordon Brown Parkinsons"... the shakiness could be a hint? Malicious narrative on Brown's health (and hair)
  • The US assessment may turn out to be over-optimistic, given the Taliban's ability in the past to mount surprise attacks, the corruption in the Afghanistan government, the shakiness of Afghan army and police forces, and the double-games played by the Pakistan intelligence services. Afghanistan withdrawal: Barack Obama says 33,000 troops will leave next year
  • On the downside, it can cause sleeplessness, nervousness and shakiness in people whose bodies do not respond well to it.
  • Growing horror and, in media organisations, shakiness: schedules rebuilt, anchormen hauled in, greed for pictures, frustration. Times, Sunday Times
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