What is the opposite of reliable?

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(of a person) Opposite of able to be trusted due to having integrity or principles
“The witnesses were unreliable and were only looking to cash in on their fifteen minutes of fame.”
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(of ideas, opinion or advice) Opposite of able to be trusted due to being valid or well-founded
“Kieran has only had bad relationships, so why should I take any notice of his unsound opinions on love?”
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(of a product) Opposite of consistently good in quality or performance
“If you buy an imitation, you will likely be getting an undependable product.”
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(business) Opposite of suitable or fit to be relied on
“I cannot trust this company as they have consistently proven themselves to be rather inferior.”
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Opposite of having, or conforming to, high moral standards or principles
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Opposite of being faithful and devoted in one's support
“Edward now regarded the struggle as the suppression of a rebellion of disloyal subjects.”
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Opposite of of, characterized by, or consisting of (incontrovertible) facts
“The proposal submitted to the board was not accepted with a number of questionable recommendations to be interrogated.”
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Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
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Opposite of bearing good value, worth or reliability
“I will tell you in good faith, Sir, that this is a worthless investment, and your money is better spent elsewhere.”
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Opposite of conclusive or definitive
“She has given us an extremely vague description of the perpetrator, therefore, we cannot press charges.”
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Opposite of being a person of good repute and character
“An honest person will have friends who value honesty, and a dishonest one will have cheats as friends.”
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Opposite of free from anxiety or doubt
“Our children face an uncertain future filled with evils I never had to face as a child and young adult.”
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Opposite of reliable or accurate from being based on facts
“He admits that the legends told about his life may have been exaggerated or fabricated.”
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Opposite of exact in correspondence or adherence to something
“For the kids, the rules can probably be adhered to in a loose manner.”
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(of a person) Opposite of having emotional or mental peace
“But that is as far as I can go in praising this decrepit and unbalanced person.”
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Opposite of having a good reputation
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Opposite of real and exactly what it appears to be
“We were surprised at the amount of fake merchandise available for sale.”
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Opposite of unchanging in nature, standard, or effect
“This campaign, let it be said, was improvised, inconsistent, and undirected.”
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Opposite of sensible and balanced in personality and emotional behavior
“For a grown woman, she sure acts like an immature and petulant child.”
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Opposite of upstanding, especially law-abiding
“Criminals are some of the most degenerate human beings on our planet.”
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Opposite of loyal, reliable, and hard-working
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Opposite of certain to happen
“Failure is avoidable if you take the necessary precautions.”
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Opposite of capable of withstanding great physical force
“The house was built on fragile foundations.”
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Opposite of accurate, authentic or authoritative in nature
“Uninformed investors need to rely on the noise and for this reason, they may react immediately to fallacious information or react to actual information with a delay.”
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Opposite of competent or talented
“The amateur painter produces unrefined works of art that lack depth and finesse.”
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Opposite of worthy of or eliciting admiration
“It was a disgraceful act that brought the game into disrepute.”
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Opposite of possessing sound judgment
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Opposite of capable of being believed
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Opposite of meeting standards for safe flight
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Opposite of completely honest and reliable
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Opposite of able to be predicted
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Opposite of characteristic of a particular person or thing
“He crossed the room and threw his arms around his twin in an uncharacteristic display of affection.”
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Opposite of steadfast and constant, especially of relationships
“Saying that you are sorry and meaning it is the first step to healing a broken relationship.”
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Opposite of persisting for an extended period of time
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Opposite of denoting or relating to an action that takes place at a particular point in time
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Opposite of genuine
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Opposite of based on fact
“As it turns out, the information you provided was largely fictitious and of no use to us.”
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