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Marked by or exhibiting a lack of reliability.

un′re·li′a·bil′i·ty, un′re·li′a·ble·ness n.
un′re·li′a·bly adv.
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in an untrustworthy or unreliable manner
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unreliably - in an unfaithful undependable unreliable mannerunreliably - in an unfaithful undependable unreliable manner
dependably, faithfully, reliably - in a faithful manner; "it always came on, faithfully, like the radio"
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