unreliable


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so weak or defective as to be liable to fail

not to be depended on

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liable to be erroneous or misleading

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not worthy of reliance or trust

dangerously unstable and unpredictable

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lacking a sense of responsibility

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In contrast, the same behaviour performed by an unreliable adult is interpreted as irrational or inefficient, therefore not worth imitating.
Unreliable computers mean you could lose vital data, employees could lose their work or be unable to do their job properly; they also result in the stress (and cost) of fixing the problems.
Shipping items to Haiti is expensive and unreliable,'' Fairfield said, adding that theft is a problem at the Haitian airport.
A suitable illustration of the Bush administration's priorities is found in the fact that it demoted the CIA for providing reliable, albeit politically unpalatable, intelligence about Iraq, while elevating the unreliable Negroponte to be our nation's first "Intelligence Czar.
Illegal, immoral, unreliable - what more does President Bush need to know about torture?
But according to a statement issued by the petitioners: "The unreliable data, which asserted that 70% of all persons attending events at the proposed stadium will travel to and from the stadium by mass transit, was generated by two telephone surveys of Jets season ticket holders.
The unreliable narrator is such a clear literary trope, and the fact that there isn't that kind of subject position in art has always interested me.
It's hard to get a handle on the Chinese economy--they invent their "data"--so predictions are uniquely unreliable.
Stone, who was given three life sentences in October 2001 for murdering Dr Russell, 45, and Megan, six, and attempting to murder Megan's sister, Josie, claims the cell confession was unreliable.
The mental illness of the protagonist is played very convincingly although the exact details of his torture are taken from unreliable sources.
The history of unreliable narrators from Gargantua to Lolita is in fact full of traps for the unsuspecting reader.
He said, "Given how unreliable the reporting system is, if two deaths have been reported, then there are probably 20 others that have gone unreported.
But a little research revealed that Davis's new poll had been taken on Friday and Saturday, a notoriously unreliable period in which to do surveys.
We appreciate opportunities to replace old, slow and unreliable equipment with the best balers in the industry.
Now, with investment income unreliable, all we have is underwriting.