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Synonyms for unsafe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insecure, unsafe(adj)

    lacking in security or safety

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

    Synonyms:
    insecure, dangerous

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable

  2. dangerous, unsafe(adj)

    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, unsafe(adj)

    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. unsafe(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsafe(a)

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

How to pronounce unsafe?

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Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say unsafe in sign language?

  1. unsafe

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2107serious
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#5700hazardous
#8065grave
#10497unsecured
#11666uncertain
#13349unsure
#15665risky
#16845unsafe
#20069insecure
#21863unreliable
#23132insecurity
#23834unhealthy
#37328precarious
#40529grievous
#64604unsecure
#93328unsanitary
#277897nonsecure

How to use unsafe in a sentence?

  1. Florida Immigrant Coalition:

    They feel very unsafe with his words, they want to be respected. For them, it is an emergency.

  2. Peter Cook:

    The pilot reported that he felt ... the (Chinese) aircraft passed in front of his nose in an unsafe fashion, there's no indication this was a near collision.

  3. Judge Statom:

    It used to be a very nice place to live, in fact, my grandmother lived there and I spent many a night and it was a nice place where you could walk around. People like you have made it a violent, unsafe place to live, and hopefully we can make it the place that it used to be back when it was originally built for people who didn’t have anywhere else to live, to make it a safe place to live.

  4. Diane Nealon:

    Asking hundreds of volunteers to come down to Boston Common and plant 37,000-plus flags was a difficult thing for us to get our head around, we thought that it would be making some folks unsafe.

  5. Peter Cook:

    The pilot reported that he felt ... the aircraft passed in front of his nose in an unsafe fashion, there's no indication this was a near collision.


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