untrustworthy

  • 161Juncus Gerardi — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 162Lemurniger — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 163MnO2 — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 164Mus rattus — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 165Sb2S3 — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 166Skittish — Skit tish, a. [See {Skit}, v. t.] 1. Easily frightened; timorous; shy; untrustworthy; as, a skittish colt. A restiff, skittish jade. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanton; restive; freakish; volatile; changeable; fickle. Skittish Fortune s hall.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 167Skittishly — Skittish Skit tish, a. [See {Skit}, v. t.] 1. Easily frightened; timorous; shy; untrustworthy; as, a skittish colt. A restiff, skittish jade. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanton; restive; freakish; volatile; changeable; fickle. Skittish Fortune… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 168Skittishness — Skittish Skit tish, a. [See {Skit}, v. t.] 1. Easily frightened; timorous; shy; untrustworthy; as, a skittish colt. A restiff, skittish jade. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanton; restive; freakish; volatile; changeable; fickle. Skittish Fortune… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 169Uncertain — Un*cer tain, a. [Pref. un + certain. Cf. {Incertain}.] 1. Not certain; not having certain knowledge; not assured in mind; distrustful. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Man, without the protection of a superior Being, . . . is uncertain of everything that… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 170Unreliable — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 171Unreliableness — 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 172Ursus Americanus — Black Black (bl[a^]k), a. [OE. blak, AS. bl[ae]c; akin to Icel. blakkr dark, swarthy, Sw. bl[ a]ck ink, Dan. bl[ae]k, OHG. blach, LG. & D. blaken to burn with a black smoke. Not akin to AS. bl[=a]c, E. bleak pallid. [root]98.] 1. Destitute of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 173faithless — adjective Date: 14th century 1. not true to allegiance or duty ; treacherous, disloyal < a faithless servant > 2. not to be relied on ; untrustworthy < a faithless tool > • faithlessly adverb • faithlessness …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 174slickster — noun Date: 1965 a slick untrustworthy person …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 175uncertain — adjective Date: 14th century 1. indefinite, indeterminate < the time of departure is uncertain > 2. not certain to occur ; problematical < his success was uncertain > 3. not reliable ; untrustworthy < an uncertain ally > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 176unfaithful — adjective Date: 15th century not faithful: a. not adhering to vows, allegiance, or duty ; disloyal < an unfaithful friend > b. not faithful to marriage vows < suspected her husband of being unfaithful > c. inaccurate, untrustworthy < an&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 177bilk — I. transitive verb Etymology: perhaps alteration of 2balk Date: 1647 1. to block the free development of ; frustrate < fate bilks their hopes > 2. a. to cheat out of something valuable ; defraud …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 178slick — I. verb Etymology: Middle English sliken, from Old English *slician; akin to Old High German slīhhan to glide Date: 14th century transitive verb to make sleek or smooth intransitive verb spruce usually used with up II. adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 179weasel — I. noun (plural weasels) Etymology: Middle English wesele, from Old English weosule; akin to Old High German wisula weasel Date: before 12th century 1. or plural weasel any of various small slender active carnivorous mammals (genus Mustela of the …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 180Augustus — For other uses of Octavius, see Octavius (disambiguation). For other uses of Octavian, see Octavian (disambiguation). For other uses of Augustus, see Augustus (disambiguation) …

    Wikipedia