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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insecure, unsafeadjective

    lacking in security or safety

    "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"

    insecure, dangerous


  2. dangerous, unsafeadjective

    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm

    "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"

    serious, insecure, severe, life-threatening, dangerous, grievous, grave


  3. insecure, unsafeadjective

    not safe from attack

    insecure, dangerous


Editors Contribution

  1. in the firing line

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsafeadjective

    dangerous, perilous, hazardous, insecure, RISKY, full of risk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsafeadjective

    insecure, risky, perilous, dangerous, hazardous, imperiled, precarious

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How to use unsafe in a sentence?

  1. Health Canada:

    These operations are illegally supplied, and provide products that are unregulated and may be unsafe. Illegal storefront distribution and sale of cannabis in Canada are subject to law enforcement action.

  2. Jennifer Aniston:

    I think that it comes from growing up in a household that was destabilized and felt unsafe, watching adults being unkind to each other, and witnessing certain things about human behavior that made me think: I dont want to do that. I dont want to be that. I dont want to experience this feeling Im having in my body right now. I dont want anyone else that I ever come in contact with ever to feel that.

  3. Mark Bowden:

    The board adopted the rule to address what it saw as the unsafe practice of medicine, the rule did not adopt the rule to place an undue burden on women seeking to terminate their pregnancies.

  4. Kate Fan:

    We hear a lot of stories about New York being unsafe, but we feel like people sometimes exaggerate safety issues.

  5. Patrizia Heidegger:

    There are fires and explosions caused by the unsafe handling of gas cylinders or the use of open fire inside the hull without testing the level of inflammable gases.

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