Unpoised Un*poised", a. 1. Not poised or balanced. [1913 Webster]

2. Not poised or weighed; hence, regardless of consequences; unhesitating. [Obs.] --Marston. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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