unreliable

[uhn-ri-lahy-uh-buhl]
adjective
not reliable; not to be relied or depended on.

Origin:
1830–40; un-1 + reliable

unreliability, unreliableness, noun
unreliably, adverb


undependable, irresponsible, untrustworthy.
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unreliable (ˌʌnrɪˈlaɪəbəl)
 
adj
not reliable; untrustworthy: an unreliable witness

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Word Origin & History

unreliable
1840, from un- (1) "not" + reliable. First recorded in De Quincey, who said it was coined by Coleridge.
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Example sentences
Everyone has heard that memories can be unreliable, but many of us don't
  appreciate the extent to which that is true.
Artificial sprinklers were set up to mimic the natural spray of the falls, but
  they were unreliable.
He had tinkered with it long enough to think it might not be totally unreliable.
Moreover, prolonged nursing has been found to be unreliable as a contraceptive.
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