precarious

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dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous
depending on the intention of another
perilous
{a} uncertain, doubtful, dependant
If your situation is precarious, you are not in complete control of events and might fail in what you are doing at any moment. Our financial situation had become precarious. the Government's precarious position. = uncertain secure + precariously pre·cari·ous·ly The hunter-gatherer lifestyle today survives precariously in remote regions. + precariousness pre·cari·ous·ness Wells was well aware of the precariousness of human life
Depending on the will or pleasure of another; held by courtesy; liable to be changed or lost at the pleasure of another; as, precarious privileges
dangerously insecure; "a precarious footing on the ladder"
Something that is precarious is not securely held in place and seems likely to fall or collapse at any moment. They looked rather comical as they crawled up precarious ladders. + precariously pre·cari·ous·ly One of my grocery bags was still precariously perched on the car bumper
Held by a doubtful tenure; depending on unknown causes or events; exposed to constant risk; not to be depended on for certainty or stability; uncertain; as, a precarious state of health; precarious fortunes
fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery"
not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage"
dangerously insecure; "a precarious footing on the ladder
affording no ease or reassurance; "a precarious truce"
affording no ease or reassurance; "a precarious truce" not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage" dangerously insecure; "a precarious footing on the ladder
{s} dangerous, risky; unsteady, unstable; uncertain, unsure; lacking a foundation, lacking a solid base
precarious work
Precarious work is a term used to describe non-standard employment which is poorly paid, insecure, unprotected, and cannot support a household
precariously
In a precarious manner; dangerously
precariousness
A state of being uncertain or unstable

The precariousness of political relations between the two countries could lead to war.

precariously
{a} by dependence, uncertainly
precariousness
{n} a precarious state, uncertainty
precariously
dangerously, in a risky manner; unstably, unsteadily
precariously
in a precarious manner; "being a precariously dominant minority is a difficult position for human nature to cope with
precariousness
{i} risk, peril; danger, hazard; insecurity, instability, unsureness
precariousness
extreme dangerousness
precarious
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