What is the opposite of safe?

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(predicative) Opposite for not exposed to danger or harm
“The open areas are the most unsafe, so stay among the crowds and populated areas.”
Opposite for bearing no injuries or harm
“You are in danger, so come with me if you want to live!”
Opposite for no danger present; unlikely to cause or lead to harm
“The building was old and unstable, and definitely not fit to live in.”
(attributive to a person) Opposite for not posing any risk of harm or hurt; honest
“She was completely unreliable with looking after the children, as you can tell from their disheveled state.”
Opposite for without dare; lacking creativity or innovation
“With nothing left to lose, he has to employ some risky strategies in order to pull out an unexpected win.”
Opposite for not likely to harm or injure
“Made from non-renewable oil resources, they are toxic, do not biodegrade, and are harmful to animals.”
Opposite for unlikely to offend or arouse controversy
“Unlike many of the other panelists, George made for compelling viewing with his many controversial views of the world.”
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