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Wiktionary

  1. untrustworthyadjective

    Not deserving of trust; unreliable.

    Synonyms:
    unreliable, insincere, inaccurate

    Antonyms:
    true, faithful, sincere, reliable, accurate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. untrustworthy

    Synonyms:
    capricious, faithless, false, fickle, unfaithful, untrue, wavering

    Antonyms:
    devoted, faithful, firm, incorruptible, loyal, stanch, sure, true, trustworthy, trusty, unwavering

Princeton's WordNet

  1. untrustworthy, untrustyadjective

    not worthy of trust or belief

    "an untrustworthy person"

    Synonyms:
    untrusty

    Antonyms:
    trusty, authentic, sure, responsible, trusted, true(p), reliable, creditworthy, fiducial, dependable, honest, trustworthy

Editors Contribution

  1. fair-weather friends

    a friend who does not help you in times of need.

    in good times, he is a good friend to macy but in troubled times, he will just desert her.

    Submitted by sean.ersj on December 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. untrustworthyadjective

    Synonyms:
    UNRELIABLE, deceitful, treacherous, rotten, not to be depended on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "untrustworthy":

    unreliable, dodgy

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How to use untrustworthy in a sentence?

  1. Brad Bowman:

    People will come to see United States as untrustworthy or transactional, the net result is that the next time we need friends allies partners, they won't be there.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    There is Hillary Clinton message, this is completely smothering Hillary Clinton campaign. What's going to hurt Hillary Clinton, it reinforces the idea of Hillary Clinton being untrustworthy, living by a different set of rules. But that's known, I think it's baked-in, Krauthammer said. Krauthammer said the summary released by the FBI of its investigation into Clinton's use of email server.

  3. Henry L. Stimson:

    The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust.

  4. Henry Stimson:

    The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust.

  5. Earl Spencer:

    The irony is that I met Martin Bashir on the 31 of August 1995, because exactly two years later she died. And I do draw a line between the two events, it's quite clear from the introduction that I sat in on, on the 19th of September 1995, everyone was going to be made untrustworthy. And I think that Diana did lose trust in really key people.


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