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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not worthy of trust; Liable to be erroneous or misleading; Lacking a sense of responsibility; Dangerously unstable and unpredictable.

Usage examples (36)
  • In the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable
  • What makes Wikipedia unreliable is that it can not be controlled.
  • With Stella you have added to a literary history rich in unreliable narrators.
  • In Cooked Books, Tyler Cowen explains that the sad truth is that “non-fiction” has been unreliable from the beginning: for more
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