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Wordnet 3.0


1. not firmly or solidly positioned;
- Example: "climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder"
- Example: "an unfirm stance"
[syn: unfirm, unsteady]

2. (of soil) unstable;
- Example: "shifting sands"
- Example: "unfirm earth"
[syn: shifting, unfirm]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unfirm \Un*firm"\, a. Infirm. [R.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

unfirm adj 1: not firmly or solidly positioned; "climbing carefully up the unsteady ladder"; "an unfirm stance" [syn: unfirm, unsteady] 2: (of soil) unstable; "shifting sands"; "unfirm earth" [syn: shifting, unfirm]