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English Dictionary: unreliable by the DICT Development Group
2 results for unreliable
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. liable to be erroneous or misleading; "an undependable generalization"
    Synonym(s): undependable, unreliable
  2. not worthy of reliance or trust; "in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable"; "an undependable assistant"
    Synonym(s): unreliable, undependable
    Antonym(s): dependable, reliable
  3. dangerously unstable and unpredictable; "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"
    Synonym(s): treacherous, unreliable
  4. lacking a sense of responsibility
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Unreliable \Un`re*li"a*ble\, a.
      Not reliable; untrustworthy. See {Reliable}. --
      {Un`re*li"a*ble*ness}, n.
               Alcibiades . . . was too unsteady, and (according to
               Mr. Coleridge's coinage) [bd]unreliable;[b8] or
               perhaps, in more correct English, too
               [bd]unrelyuponable.[b8]                           --De Quincey.
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