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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insecure, unsafeadjective

    lacking in security or safety

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

    Synonyms:
    insecure, dangerous

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable

  2. dangerous, unsafeadjective

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

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

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

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable

  3. insecure, unsafeadjective

    not safe from attack

    Synonyms:
    insecure, dangerous

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable

Editors Contribution

  1. in the firing line

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsafeadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsafeadjective

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

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How to use unsafe in a sentence?

  1. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto:

    Unsafe disposal of waste will cause further environmental damage in the long term.

  2. New York:

    In New York, no one should feel unsafe for who they are, and this despicable attack on one New Yorker is an attack on all New Yorkers.

  3. An Amazon spokesperson:

    We require all products offered in our store to comply with applicable laws and regulations and have developed industry-leading tools to prevent unsafe or non-compliant products from being listed in our stores.

  4. Navy Capt. Danny Hernandez:

    On April 14, a U.S. Air Force RC-135 aircraft flying a routine route in international airspace over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 in an unsafe and unprofessional manner, this intercept comes shortly after the unsafe Russian encounters with USS Donald Cook.

  5. Boris Nemtsov:

    This is a country of corruption. And if you have business, you are in a very unsafe situation. Everybody can press you and destroy your business. That's it.


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