Unsteady vs Vulnerable

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"The sudden resignation of the financial director put the company in a very ______ position".

In this sentence should I use "unsteady" or " vulnerable"?
Please elaborate more cause I have a big confusion about these two words! ^^
 

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In this sentence should I use "unsteady" or " vulnerable"?
(Unnecessary QUOTE deleted - 5jj)
What have you found about the two words from the dictionary?
I would use "unstable" instead of "unsteady".
We use "vulnerable" when something is prone to attacks.
 
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Welcome to the forum.

The word that immediately sprang into my mind was "precarious".
 

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These words have different meanings. Either word could fit reasonably into this context.

Where did you find this sentence? Is this a test question?
 

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The word "untenable" might work there.

Why are those your choices?
 
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