Definition of precarious:
unsteady, not have a hope in hell, rickety, wonky, unworkable, insecure, weak, trembling, parlous, perilous, unpromising, wobbly, doubtful, tottery, damaging, unassured, injurious, perilous, mentally ill, touch-and-go, shivering, disadvantageous, hazardous, disastrous, on the rocks, unstable, unstable, uncompetitive, risky, harmful, hopeless, insecure, equivocal, dangerous, uneasy, tottering, uncertain, unsafe, ruinous, strong, unsettled, infirm, unsound, dubious, faltering, shaky, change.
changeable (part of speech: adjective)
- uncertain (part of speech: adjective)
- dangerous (part of speech: adjective)
- "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
His injuries, I understand, are not very serious in themselves, but it appears that the man was badly worn out and run down when he sustained them, and his condition, I am sorry to say, is just now very precarious.- "A Damaged Reputation", Harold Bindloss.
- "Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour", Francis Parkman.