untrustworthy


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untrustworthy

(ʌnˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ)
adj
not worthy of being trusted: untrustworthy witnesses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.untrustworthy - not worthy of trust or beliefuntrustworthy - not worthy of trust or belief; "an untrustworthy person"
undependable, unreliable - not worthy of reliance or trust; "in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable"; "an undependable assistant"
unfaithful - not true to duty or obligation or promises; "an unfaithful lover"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
trustworthy, trusty - worthy of trust or belief; "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"

untrustworthy

adjective unreliable, treacherous, deceitful, false, tricky, slippery, untrue, dishonest, fickle, devious, unfaithful, capricious, two-faced, disloyal, faithless, fair-weather, fly-by-night (informal), undependable, not to be depended on, untrusty His opponents still say he's a fundamentally untrustworthy figure.
reliable, loyal, faithful, true, honest, reputable, dependable, trustworthy, trusty, steadfast

untrustworthy

adjective
Not to be depended on:
Translations
nedůvěryhodný

untrustworthy

[ˈʌnˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ] ADJ [person] → de poca confianza, no muy de fiar; [leadership, results, information, evidence] → poco fiable; [book etc] → de dudosa autoridad; [machine, car] → inseguro, no muy de fiar

untrustworthy

[ˌʌnˈtrʌstwɜːrði] adj [person] → peu digne de confiance

untrustworthy

adj (= not reliable) source, book, personunzuverlässig; (= not worthy of confidence) personnicht vertrauenswürdig

untrustworthy

[ʌnˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ] adj (person) → di cui non ci si può fidare; (source) → inattendibile, non degno/a di fede
References in classic literature ?
I must say, with all her faults, I never found her disobedient or untrustworthy before and I'm real sorry to find her so now.
On the basis of these necessarily untrustworthy reports Napoleon gave his orders, which had either been executed before he gave them or could not be and were not executed.
He had wished to know, finally, in the name of his mother, if Tess could really come to manage the old lady's fowl-farm or not; the lad who had hitherto superintended the birds having proved untrustworthy.
She had thought him shifty, cruel, and untrustworthy, yet in so far as she had reason to believe he had proved himself in every way the contrary since the day before.
He thought he had the demonstration of facts observed through years by his own eyes, which gave no warning of their imperfection, that Maggie's nature was utterly untrustworthy, and too strongly marked with evil tendencies to be safely treated with leniency.
And I once poisoned nearly a hundred at one banquet; an untrustworthy tribe; but the hanging was the worse sight and the worse death.
I mean to say that objects of sense are of two kinds; some of them do not invite thought because the sense is an adequate judge of them; while in the case of other objects sense is so untrustworthy that further enquiry is imperatively demanded.
He met with more adventures than can be told, and narrowly escaped being caught by the Basking Shark, and the Spotted Shark, and the Hammerhead, and he met all the untrustworthy ruffians that loaf up and down the seas, and the heavy polite fish, and the scarlet spotted scallops that are moored in one place for hundreds of years, and grow very proud of it; but he never met Sea Cow, and he never found an island that he could fancy.
He struck me as altogether untrustworthy and perhaps not quite sane.
At the time, however, I did not know what an untrustworthy humbug Schomberg was.
The ever-ready suspicion of evil, the gnawing suspicion that lurks in our hearts, flowed out into the stillness round him--into the stillness profound and dumb, and made it appear untrustworthy and infamous, like the placid and impenetrable mask of an unjustifiable violence.
It might have been the Ten-legged White Spirit-Bear himself, or it might have been anything, for Kotuko and the girl were so starved that their eyes were untrustworthy.