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Synonyms for unreliable
un·re·li·able

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  1. undependable, unreliableadjective

    liable to be erroneous or misleading

    "an undependable generalization"

    Synonyms:
    treacherous, undependable

    Antonyms:
    responsible, tried, dependable, reliable, sure, certain, tested, tried and true, safe, undeviating, infallible, time-tested

  2. unreliable, undependableadjective

    not worthy of reliance or trust

    "in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable"; "an undependable assistant"

    Synonyms:
    treacherous, undependable

    Antonyms:
    tried, responsible, tried and true, safe, time-tested, sure, certain, undeviating, reliable, dependable, infallible, tested

  3. treacherous, unreliableadjective

    dangerously unstable and unpredictable

    "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"

    Synonyms:
    perfidious, punic, treacherous, undependable

    Antonyms:
    time-tested, tried and true, certain, safe, infallible, reliable, undeviating, sure, tested, responsible, dependable, tried

  4. unreliableadjective

    lacking a sense of responsibility

    Synonyms:
    treacherous, undependable

    Antonyms:
    infallible, time-tested, certain, dependable, sure, safe, tried and true, tested, reliable, responsible, tried, undeviating

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. unreliableadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Modern.] untrustworthy, not to be depended upon

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  1. unreliableadjective

    Synonyms:
    untrustworthy, undependable, uncertain

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "unreliable":

    untrusted, untrustworthy, dodgy, reliable, unsafe, reliability

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3639reliable
#4181reliability
#16845unsafe
#21863unreliable
#36528dodgy
#37389treacherous
#55861untrusted
#83297untrustworthy
#106765punic
#128190perfidious
#252790undependable

How to use unreliable in a sentence?

  1. Paul Callan:

    Proving sex abuse and rape cases from decades ago is generally an extraordinarily difficult task, proof in cases where children are involved are even more difficult. Memories of children are often unreliable and malleable.

  2. Chris Fabricant:

    Defense lawyers had sought to have the bite-mark evidence barred from the trial on the grounds that it is scientifically unreliable. The judge’s ruling was “contrary to the overwhelming consensus of the scientific community,” said Chris Fabricant, director of strategic litigation for the Innocence Project. “It’s a victory for the Flat Earth Society.”

  3. Greg Feith:

    The report does not address information about unreliable airspeed procedures which should be considered because they had erratic airspeed.

  4. Henry Saunders:

    These garden tools are unreliable" Aka "These hoes ain't loyal

  5. Janusz Korczak:

    Whatever has been achieved through pressure and violence is unstable, unreliable and incorrect.


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