Unreliableness
Unreliable Un`re*li"a*ble, a. Not reliable; untrustworthy. See {Reliable}. -- {Un`re*li"a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Alcibiades . . . was too unsteady, and (according to Mr. Coleridge's coinage) ``unreliable;'' or perhaps, in more correct English, too ``unrelyuponable.'' --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unreliableness — See unreliability. * * * …   Universalium

  • unreliableness — n. unreliability, quality of not being dependable; quality of being undependable; characteristic of not being reliable, quality of being unreliable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unreliableness — un·reliableness …   English syllables

  • unreliableness — noun the trait of not being dependable or reliable • Syn: ↑undependability, ↑undependableness, ↑unreliability • Ant: ↑reliableness, ↑reliability (for: ↑unreliability), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • undependability — noun the trait of not being dependable or reliable • Syn: ↑undependableness, ↑unreliability, ↑unreliableness • Ant: ↑reliableness (for: ↑unreliableness), ↑reliability …   Useful english dictionary

  • undependableness — noun the trait of not being dependable or reliable • Syn: ↑undependability, ↑unreliability, ↑unreliableness • Ant: ↑reliableness (for: ↑unreliableness), ↑reliability …   Useful english dictionary

  • unreliability — noun the trait of not being dependable or reliable • Syn: ↑undependability, ↑undependableness, ↑unreliableness • Ant: ↑reliableness (for: ↑unreliableness), ↑reliability, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • unreliable — unreliability, unreliableness, n. unreliably, adv. /un ri luy euh beuhl/, adj. not reliable; not to be relied or depended on. [1830 40; UN 1 + RELIABLE] Syn. undependable, irresponsible, untrustworthy. * * * …   Universalium

  • untrustworthiness — n. quality of being undependable, unreliableness, being unworthy of confidence …   English contemporary dictionary

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