What is the opposite of safe?

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Adjective
(predicative) Opposite of not exposed to danger or harm
“The open areas are the most unsafe, so stay among the crowds and populated areas.”
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Opposite of bearing no injuries or harm
“You are in danger, so come with me if you want to live!”
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Opposite of not dangerous, and unlikely to cause or lead to harm
“The building was old and unstable, and definitely not fit to live in.”
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Opposite of dependable, or capable of being trusted
“She was completely unreliable with looking after the children, as you can tell from their disheveled state.”
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Opposite of overly cautious in style, lacking creativity or innovation
“With nothing left to lose, he has to employ some risky strategies in order to pull out an unexpected win.”
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Opposite of not likely to harm or injure
“Made from non-renewable oil resources, they are toxic, do not biodegrade, and are harmful to animals.”
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Opposite of 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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Opposite of requiring or involving very little or no effort
“It was a difficult task because of the depth of the minefields.”
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Opposite of of good financial standing
“The directors failed to prevent their company from incurring debt when their business became insolvent.”
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(worried) Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“In the plane, my fear of flying kicked in and I felt worried at the thought of not making it to my destination.”
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(uncomfortable) Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“They all saw Dawn as their sworn enemy, which made for an uncomfortable weekend away for me because I was now seen as a traitor.”
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Opposite of inoffensive in nature
“Feel free to raise any topics you wish to discuss, regardless of how provocative they may be.”
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Opposite of in an undamaged state
“The vase shattered on the ground, and all that was left was a pile of broken glass.”
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Opposite of not hurt or damaged in any way
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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 deserving of trust, or able to be trusted reliably
“Edward had no intention of allowing his untrustworthy brother an independent fiefdom in Europe from which perhaps to launch another attempt to make himself king of England.”
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Opposite of shielded or protected from attack or damage
“No longer on an island, the site is now left exposed to anybody willing to walk across the drying sands.”
Adjective
(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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Opposite of reliable and unfailing
“Your lack of empathy is a testament to your flawed virtue, of which you should be ashamed.”
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Opposite of free from blame, guilt or censure
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Opposite of having no weak points
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Opposite of aware of and attentive to
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Opposite of meeting standards for safe flight
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Opposite of capable of being driven on safely or successfully (as a road or other surface)
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Opposite of not exciting, adventurous, or controversial
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Opposite of averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values
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Opposite of always successful
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Opposite of easy to, or appropriate for, drinking
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Opposite of not able to be disputed
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Opposite of free of contamination
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Opposite of which has the ability to calculate
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Opposite of kept from danger
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Opposite of fit for service at sea
Adjective
Opposite of impossible to penetrate
Adjective
Opposite of in a satisfactory physical or mental state
“I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell, I know that you can't tell.”
Adjective
Opposite of regarded as too important to be changed or interfered with
Adjective
Opposite of extremely pure or fresh
Noun
Opposite of a place where something is deposited, as for storage, safekeeping, or preservation
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