undependable

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. careless, unsound, inconstant; see irresponsible , unreliable 1 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
unreliable, irresponsible, careless, untrustworthy, *fly-by-night, unpredictable, fickle, capricious, unsafe, unsound, insecure.
ANT.: dependable, reliable, responsible, sound
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Not to be depended on: unreliable, untrustworthy. See TRUST. 2. So weak or defective as to be liable to fail: trick, unreliable. See STRONG.

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