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Not able to be depended or relied upon (for stability)
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“The event was again held indoors due to the unreliable summer weather.”
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Lacking in competence
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“At best, an unreliable lawyer will do the client no good. At worst, the unreliable lawyer will make matters worse.”
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Lacking in veracity, accuracy or truth
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“The figures were unreliable because the sample sizes were too small.”
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Dishonest and not to be trusted
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“Thus, when one witness mentioned a lengthy conversation with him, he was declared a liar and an unreliable witness.”
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Not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
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“He is said to have inspired hardworking staff, and to have fired the unreliable and non-diligent ones.”
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Dangerously insecure or unstable
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Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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Not securely fixed
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Informal
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(of a person) Not concentrating or thinking clearly
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Having faults or errors
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Lacking initiative or strength of character
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Easily excitable with an excessive amount of energy
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Erring or straying from the accepted course or standards
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Lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
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