Synonym of unreliable

Alternative for unreliable

adj.

liable to be erroneous or misleadingnot worthy of reliance or trustdangerously unstable and unpredictablelacking a sense of responsibility

Adjective

Not able to be depended or relied upon (for stability)
capricious erratic faithless fickle inconstant irregular mutable reckless undependable unpredictable untrustworthy disreputable flighty unstable untrue not conscientious variable changeable inconsistent volatile fluctuating unsteady unsettled mercurial uncertain fluid changeful temperamental varying skittish flickery wavering changing shifting vacillating uneven ever-changing fitful protean labile whimsical blowing hot and cold impulsive up and down kaleidoscopic wayward fluctuant quicksilver flakey mobile random flaky movable chameleonic chameleon-like vagarious moody spasmodic unfixed unequal up in the air up-and-down bipolar yo-yo scattershot irresolute irrepressible excitable intermittent sporadic full of ups and downs giddy active elastic turbulent desultory haphazard patchy variational iffy waffling peaky irresponsible occasional eccentric spotty episodic wild versatile nonuniform discontinuous episodical unmethodical floating dubious jerky wandering roving moving oscillating rambling arbitrary shifty swaying unbalanced inexact chancy dynamic flexible alternating flickering everchanging deviating alterable polymorphous many-sided multiform stayless irrational not constant adaptable freakish quirky altering unequable developing growing ambiguous unsound suspect weaving doubtful slippery contradictory ungovernable faddish imprudent chance ephemeral transitory not fixed crotchety paradoxical frivolous incompatible contrary conflicting self-contradictory vicissitudinous fluky momentary transient impermanent fleeting short-lived discordant incongruous irreconcilable incoherent meandering directionless transitional restless variant vagrant revocable commutative transformable agitated reversible indecisive discrepant dicey undirected incalculable nomadic warring lubricious illogical dissonant incongruent at odds in conflict unresponsible out of step at variance casual aperiodic unsystematic choppy disconnected spastic indiscriminate shaky infrequent designless aimless catchy fragmentary unpunctual unconsidered purposeless hit-or-miss on-and-off off-and-on non-periodic scattered broken disorganized chaotic disorganised periodic on and off jumbled interrupted muddled disjointed orderless disorderly slapdash confused all over the place unorganized helter-skelter careless unorganised in fits and starts unthinking entropic slipshod fractal periodical non-linear disordered unconnected unfocused convulsive stray offhand uncoordinated catch-as-catch-can on again and off again loose all over the map disrupted without purpose recurrent recurring uncontrolled sketchy odd isolated rough sloppy bitty messy alternate scrambled on-again-off-again cyclical seasonal paroxysmal mixed up incidental unplanned uncontrollable abrupt off and on inchoate incohesive undisciplined twitching unpremeditated heedless unguided sudden thoughtless all over the shop blind lost without goal wanton without direction disturbed non-uniform fragmented scrappy broken up violent evolving systemless tempestuous checkered chequered hit and miss indeterminate incomplete spurtive shambolic lax progressive unintelligible piecemeal unsystematized herky-jerky frenzied promiscuous stochastic aleatory adaptive garbled unsteadfast gaping freelance outsourced outside in disarray intervallic without a goal in bits and pieces mixed-up ill-thought-out part-time inelegant in a state of change uncontinuous accidental all over the lot hit-and-miss rugged higgledy-piggledy punctuated cyclic continual unconcerned spontaneous unselective willy-nilly devil-may-care unexpected fluke unconscious stop-go isochronal epochal stop-and-go iterative discontinuing isochronous rhythmic checked rhythmical arrested metrical iterant serial twitchy perfunctory hit or miss cursory remiss lackadaisical any which way any old way every other here and there now and then shaking bumpy tremulous by bits and pieces slap-happy jumpy bouncy jolting trial and error juddering shuddering

Adjective

Lacking in competence
incompetent incapable inept unfit unfitted inexpert unable useless bungling ineffectual blundering unprofessional deficient floundering ineffective inferior substandard unqualified unskilful unskilled wanting amateurish unproficient unskillful amateur inexperienced maladroit unapt undependable unequipped untrained no good incapacitated unsuitable cowboy lacking ability lacking skill-less inapt inadequate pathetic inefficient cack-handed ham-fisted clumsy disqualified awkward unhandy insufficient raw helpless uninitiated bush-league ineligible hopeless unadapted not good enough not up to scratch not have it unable to do something for toffee leaving much to be desired not much cop not cut out for less capable out to lunch not up to snuff a dead loss not equal to not up to it poor bad lousy weak shoddy dilettante inefficacious slipshod crude dilettantish unprepared bumbling terrible awful sloppy feeble nonprofessional unsatisfactory dreadful gauche jackleg impotent rotten careless faulty duff worthless rubbish defective atrocious powerless appalling frightful abysmal pants unpractised unworkmanlike botched miserable inproficient a load of pants dire second-rate execrable bum green half-baked not up to slapdash can't hack it ham-handed unacceptable unsuited wrong lame fumbling bush suboptimal subpar wretched dissatisfactory mediocre very bad ill-equipped crummy dismal slovenly slack deplorable laughable horrible punk poxy junky rubbishy trashy cheap trumpery sucky low-grade hapless bodged untaught lay butterfingered unaccomplished imperfect ignorant heavy-handed unsuccessful incompatible untalented off feckless hamstrung inexpedient counterproductive wack uncultivated very poor unpracticed sour diabolical fumbled unschooled negligent all thumbs crumby disappointing not cut out low-rent cheesy common schlock schlocky gimcrack coarse all fingers and thumbs lamentable sleazy cheapjack grim cut-rate bargain-basement chronic el cheapo broken disorganized extravagant prodigal shooting blanks improficient improvident hack inadept backwards insipid rude botching unsophisticated loser disorganised talentless unstudied inoperative handless graceless left-handed unequal non-qualified regrettable meager unco inelegant mutton-fisted immoral unfitting dishonourable dishonorable nonexpert unsound unfortunate not prepared can't cut it disgraceful abominable impaired amiss losing naive uncool vulnerable dependent frail butterfingers sorry stinking low quality low meagre unpolished without finesse unequal to the task woeful ropy pits pitiful God-awful paltry lacking finesse egregious not up to something not equal to something incapable of unqualified for untrained for unable to do something couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery out of one's depth not much chop incompetent at out of one's element can't make the grade ill second-class not know one's arse from one's elbow no great shakes not up to par third-rate untutored unproductive ill-suited flimsy junk not proper unadvantageous futile inconsistent improper inappropriate limited desperate unspeakable two-bit piss-poor dime-a-dozen unversed unacquainted uninformed non-technical tinhorn bodger unchartered uneducated unlicensed uncertificated stupid outrageous for the birds unwelcome harmful non-professional new unable to do something to save one's life of a sort untamed illiterate undisciplined novice nescient wild strictly for the birds not trained

Adjective

Lacking in veracity, accuracy or truth
implausible unconvincing inaccurate unsound doubtful dubious fallible flimsy questionable weak specious suspect tenuous undependable chancy disreputable risky rocky shaky unsubstantiated unsupported untrue deceptive defective erroneous false incorrect mistaken uncertain wrong dodgy iffy fake fallacious falsified flaky flakey pseudo sham unstable off-target wide of the mark open to doubt open to question untrustworthy unfounded spurious debatable unproven disputable suspicious dubitable invalid unsure unconfirmed flawed ill-founded speculative fishy illogical groundless without foundation baseless unjustified uncorroborated unreasonable faulty unverified foundationless misleading unsettled doubtable ungrounded conjectural equivocal problematical without basis arguable untruthful unwarranted inexact dicey imprecise fabricated distorted nonvalid problematic unresolved misguided off-base imperfect untested unattested not backed up by evidence up in the air moot nebulous unjustifiable idle out controversial vain shady unpredictable misinformed gratuitous bottomless incalculable off insecure indefinite trumped-up in doubt off target in the balance unlikely improbable discrepant queer unsubstantial undecided unknown far-fetched illusory undetermined untenable irrational careless empty pending contentious ambiguous uncalled-for unclear controvertible dishonest indecisive hollow unforeseeable negotiable issuable precarious incongruous hairy trumped up farfetched undefined off-beam counterfactual indeterminate sketchy off beam way off-beam mendacious full of holes in error under suspicion in question in limbo not kosher up for grabs touch and go unsafe reasonless paradoxical unauthenticated awry askew unassured unprovoked without substantiation without merit vulnerable open to debate unauthorized indistinct fictitious unfitting sub judice unreal improper far from certain hanging by a thread on thin ice perilous abroad chimerical imaginary invented feeble uncalled for not backed up causeless not trustworthy not exact way out not accurate way off delusive fragile without justification without cause unauthorised without reason made up terminologically inexact nonrational illegitimate unreasoning mootable unestablished without explanation deceiving sophistic unapt tentative presumed assumed not validated unbacked casuistic inconsequent inconsequential easily threatened easily destroyed easily broken illusive beguiling deceitful illusionary deluding mock delusory erring frail exaggerated conditional outlandish suppositive suppositious fanciful overblown incredible preposterous unbelievable erratic hesitant capricious whimsical fluctuant ignorant mortal irregular to be won or lost in no man's land sensational embellished absurd outrageous extravagant fantastic strange odd unprovable nonsensical impossible spectacular ludicrous laughable bizarre hyperbolic farcical incoherent murky phony apocryphal marginal borderline in dispute error-prone errant funny hard to believe in lap of gods in the lap of the gods unusual corrupt peculiar shonky mysterious dark criminal disputed unrealistic mind-boggling unimaginable embroidered inconceivable histrionic different phoney vague occult obscure hypothetical cryptic enigmatic contingent liable faultful human heedless errable not reliable not dependable beyond belief tall cock and bull hard to swallow blown up far out of doubtful honesty not quite right too much out of line rings untrue won't wash under advisement not obvious under examination not definite open to discussion complicated out of the ordinary open to error prone to error prone to err liable to err unfaithful wild adrift garbled way-out not true way-off wide not right off base doesn't wash all wet puzzling inconclusive hazy unintelligible open contestable confused inexplicit clouded enigmatical perplexing fuzzy contested open to argument at issue confusing opaque up for discussion ambivalent arcane clear as dishwater yet to be decided ill-defined betwixt and between the jury's out bone of contention between sixes and sevens vexed riddling between rock and hard place tenebrous blurred abstruse muddy mystic inscrutable gray grey muzzy clear as mud tricky unconcluded exceptionable debated contended subject to debate delicate unfinished foggy muddled difficult mixed cloudy awkward woolly hot-button bewildering gnomic oracular incomplete not yet established equivocating double-edged wooly inadequate Delphic amphibological neither one thing nor the other neither fish nor fowl polysemous polysemic polysemantic multivocal hinky challenging mythical legendary concerned troubled worried anxious apprehensive disquieted unclassifiable uncanonical peripheral frontier bordering open to suspicion unascertained a controversial subject a live issue on ice a moot point made-up a matter of opinion loose on the back burner generalized rough unsolved unanswered ungenuine fictional allonymous counterfeit bleary disputatious in contention thorny ticklish ongoing sticky knotty taxing open for discussion yet to be settled not yet settled divisive sensitive polemical superficial approximate remote dim shadowy provocative tendentious emotive polemic cursory debateable unspecified generalised non-specific obfuscatory perfunctory hot heated notorious troublesome fractious touch-and-go unproved much debated under discussion oblique theoretical unsatisfying unsatisfactory resolving nothing unfateful uneventful proving nothing lacking deficient periphrastic prevaricating circumlocutory circuitous academic contradictory elusive blurry roundabout fuliginous duplicitous leaving matters open suppositional supposed deep elliptical elliptic impressionistic unexplicit shifty putative still open to question left hanging still open to doubt imagined two-edged academical notional conjectured theoretic concocted presupposed provisory casual assumptive stochastic postulated conjecturable refutable guessed presumptive proposed pretending

Adjective

Dishonest and not to be trusted
untrustworthy dishonest deceitful slippery treacherous dishonorable dishonourable duplicitous undependable corrupt false shady shifty tricky unscrupulous crooked dodgy dubious guileful insincere questionable sneaky delusive furtive underhand underhanded double-dealing two-faced fair-weather fly-by-night two-timing not dependable not trustworthy not to be depended on not to be trusted unfaithful disloyal traitorous perfidious faithless untrue fickle inconstant recreant deceptive Janus-faced false-hearted double-crossing deceiving devious cheating slick untruthful misleading lying back-stabbing cunning treasonable irresponsible shonky iffy mendacious unprincipled adulterous bent double-faced crafty sly treasonous trustless scheming foxy disingenuous unsafe wily fraudulent renegade apostate unloyal base betraying forsworn Punic dissembling insidious delusory hollow-hearted evasive untrusty artful subversive seditious conniving flighty beguiling unstable changeable cagey low mean hypocritical malicious snide sharp subtle designing truthless wicked snake in the grass equivocating perjured dissimulating prevaricating misrepresenting misstating fibbing committing perjury wrong inventing falsifying suspected suspect disbelieved disreputable wayward undutiful wormlike unpatriotic fink fallacious slimy cowboy unprofessional specious untrusted dicey shrewd cute knavish cagy snaky of bad faith deviant dangerous deluding unsound chameleon-like doubting defrauding not to be relied upon extramarital illusory scoundrelly falsehearted venal villainous foul mythomaniac malevolent rascally unpredictable bogus counterfeit sham unbelieving glib Machiavellian unconverted sceptical fluctuating skeptical wavering capricious changeful contriving illicit pretending fast slim rogue adulterate extracurricular unchaste adulterine stealthy sneaking elusive fugitive clandestine immoral fornicating moonlighting speedy improper spurious plausible bum seeming serpentine fishy oblique rascal roguish catchy astucious off fake indirect mock phoney phony imposturous pretended unlawful dirty uncertain unsteady insecure hard to pin down mutable variable nasty perjurious contemptible fast and loose rebellious mutinous breakaway unethical calculating unfair shameful criminal nefarious astute illegal low-down rotten swindling ignominious vile despicable reprehensible unjust ignoble disgraceful evil plotting shabby amoral intriguing artificial unctuous detestable iniquitous feigned backhanded scandalous unsporting smooth sordid unsportsmanlike surreptitious vicious sinful discreditable infamous heinous snidey clever smart canny bad manipulative wretched below the belt secret scurvy execrable mealymouthed mealy not cricket jive double malfeasant Pecksniffian lip inequitable unworthy phoney-baloney phony-baloney dissident left-handed secretive insubordinate odious cowardly abominable dark abject depraved revolutionary conspiratorial beastly unrighteous abhorrent degenerate flagitious fly sinister bluffing cynical paltry currish dastardly ingenious low-minded rebel inflammatory shoddy conspiring hoodwinking backsliding sorry insurrectionary appalling dissolute monstrous cheap uncharitable erring rabble-rousing perverted lamentable disgusting unholy impure atrocious covert notorious ungodly backstabbing unsavory opprobrious perverse agitational insurrectionist fiendish diabolical cruel unconscionable dirty-dealing deplorable stinking hollow horrible black shocking outrageous illegitimate blackguardly out of order ambidextrous bribable collusive warped incendiary lawless egregious mercenary captious lubricious corruptible grafting buyable offensive unsavoury pretend deep miscreant putrid off-color carny suborned heretical colluding loathsome exploitative unjustifiable unsatisfactory unacceptable unjustified unreasonable uncalled for stinky ugly unrespectable mean-spirited impish arch mischievous unwarranted unnecessary degrading shaming shameless defecting arrant caballing backbiting shy louche backstabby suspicious dissipated blameworthy debasing observant heedful infernal not on out of turn repugnant salty ornery hostile opportunist irresolute skulking sub-rosa undercover hush-hush concealed unseemly devilish double dealing undesirable debauched unhonest cutthroat opportunistic perilous ensnaring overdone exaggerated coquettish pseudo bamboozling falsified forged against the law imitation expedient vitiated wanton left- handed satanic unspeakable dreadful a bit much involved ruthless scurrilous objectionable back-alley hugger-mugger shrouded cloak-and-dagger hidden veiled hole-and-corner venomous trick flagrant glaring gross skilful skillful nifty put-on not candid lacking sincerity not frank murky backstairs felonious dexterous dextrous proficient adroit politic resourceful masterly adept pretentious pseud profiteering corrupted over the fence a bit thick commiting perjury swearing falsely lurking slinking virulent vipery flimsy wry greasy intelligent witted streetwise keen beyond contempt errant obliquitous gimmicky extortionate open on the QT under wraps on the quiet opprobious inglorious under the table like a snake in the grass heterodox reactionary untraditional radical outlaw runaway schismatic bearing false witness good-for-nothing with tongue in cheek playing politics put on playing games unconvincing invalid insignificant weak gone to the dogs on the take faking one out not straightforward devoid of validity beggarly squalid ungentlemanly provocative unpleasant worthless dual wrongful sleazy grubby unsportsmanly hateful irreligious sacrilegious profane impious blasphemous scummy lame scungy lousy fallen ratty scabby murderous diabolic barbarous godless stirring reprobate ill-gotten sullied undignified tainted unbecoming dissentious arousing contentious controversial peccable against the rules underground caitiff servile degraded obscene inelegant menial aggressive demagogic rousing causing trouble black-hearted undermining disruptive insurgent troublemaking destructive morally wrong overthrowing discrediting harmful corrupting corruptive riotous perversive destabilising destabilizing ruinous

Adjective

Not showing a proper sense of care or responsibility
irresponsible careless carefree heedless unheeding blithe improvident inattentive incautious lackadaisical lax negligent nonchalant apathetic disinterested disregardful feckless indifferent insouciant lazy neglectful remiss slack tardy uncaring unconcerned casual derelict perfunctory reckless slapdash sloppy cool delinquent easy slipshod unaccountable uncircumspect undependable unmindful unobservant untrustworthy devil-may-care slap-happy free and easy laid-back blithely unconcerned without care good-for-nothing blasé neglecting regardless behindhand thoughtless oscitant forgetful slovenly inadvertent disregarding offhand fainéant cursory inconsiderate uninterested unthinking indolent dilatory slothful disorganized permissive inaccurate unthoughtful easy-going inexact imprecise shoddy disorganised otiose asleep at switch loose faineant asleep on job failing ignoring omitting slighting overlooking shabby procrastinating barratrous blameworthy culpable slow inconsistent defaultant daydreaming woolgathering reprehensible careless of one's duty insensitive untidy unsystematic haphazard unmeticulous unthorough failing to show proper care and attention unfeeling nonobservant at fault rash any old way any which way listless deaf mindless coarse blind scrappy unconsidered rude crude amateurish hurried hasty wild incorrect wrong sketchy erroneous scatterbrained soft lenient overindulgent thrown together hit-or-miss error-ridden couldn't care less vague broad indulgent non-restrictive liberal complaisant indefinite general yielding nonspecific flabby over-tolerant flaccid easy-peasy shapeless detached accepting floppy tolerant nonjudgmental limp oblivious dispassionate any way paying no mind incurious unheedful relaxed inefficient procrastinative incompetent inactive idle disorderly failing to take proper care pococurante quiescent lethargic leisurely unprofessional laggard inert passive dormant workshy asleep at the wheel do-nothing asleep on the job

Adjective

Dangerously insecure or unstable
precarious dangerous insecure uncertain risky unstable doubtful dubious hazardous shaky tricky unsure perilous unsafe unsettled hairy chancy delicate dicey dodgy undependable unpredictable unsteady problematic rocky touch-and-go treacherous wobbly iffy slippery parlous shonky unhealthy hanging by a thread hanging in the balance on thin ice touch and go built on sand on a slippery slope out on a limb unsound erratic touchy high-risk sticky speculative gnarly problematical fraught with danger difficult capricious trying troubled up and down not easy threatening vulnerable menacing exposed defenceless life-threatening malignant harmful serious toxic injurious grievous venturesome grave threatened destructive jeopardizing unprotected explosive alarming defenseless tottering fearsome rickety ticklish untrustworthy jeopardising open to attack on a limb critical in danger wicked at risk playing with fire desperate unchancy thorny terrifying jeopardous dynamite awkward sensitive Russian roulette in jeopardy volatile death-defying endangered loaded hot lethal nasty ugly combustible deadly fatal wide-open inflammable not safe exigent daring prickly tricksy tough catchy knotty spiny ominous haphazard tight unclear unsecure rugged extreme taxing suspenseful cliffhanging fluctuant scary incalculable reckless unknown long shot on slippery ground daredevil flammable in the balance disappearing in peril dying out breakneck unguarded ill-protected unshielded deathly unlocked assailable undefended warned imperiled jeopardized ignitable burnable incendiary dangersome pregnable unfastened unsecured unbolted turbulent eruptive disastrous charged tense full of upheavals inflammatory potentially violent in turmoil fiery ignitible combustive incurable severe capital acute poisonous mortal overwrought worrying anxious strained stressful volcanic jeopardised imperilled very dangerous nerve-racking highly charged knife-edge

Adjective

Characterized by a lack of sincerity
Pecksniffian insincere hypocritical phoney fake artificial pretended feigned phony backhanded unctuous mealy counterfeit mealymouthed double jive lip false duplicitous deceptive dissembling lying faithless fraudulent hollow canting specious spurious snide affected feigning glib jivey oily unnatural deluding pharisaic smooth pietistic sanctimonious pharisaical assuming bland captious cavilling caviling fishy moralistic pious two-faced double-dealing double-faced phoney-baloney phony-baloney Janus-faced left-handed self-righteous smooth-spoken smooth-tongued formal goody-goody holier-than-thou deceitful dishonest untruthful pretend untrustworthy hypocritic Tartuffian Pharisaic Pharisaical disingenuous treacherous perfidious mendacious pretentious dissimulating untrue shifty disloyal sly put-on ambidextrous assumed devious evasive unfaithful slick deceiving cynical knavish sham inauthentic back-stabbing mala fide exaggerated overdone dual underhand cunning underhanded guileful artful crafty beguiling backstabbing sneaky misleading foxy tricky not candid lacking sincerity not frank double-crossing pseud slippery double dealing unsound flimsy with tongue in cheek unconvincing invalid insignificant weak indirect ironic ambiguous dubious equivocal paradoxical cryptic enigmatic sardonic hollow-hearted uncertain devoid of validity double-meaning double-edged pseudo bogus so-called professed purported simulated contrived ostensible mock faked alleged make-believe quasi- imaginary factitious mechanical plastic strained forced imitation avowed fictitious forged masked impostrous bluffing shammed in name only quack charlatan falsified cheating covered supposed concealed dissimulated imposturous

Adjective

Not securely fixed
unsteady unstable shaky rickety unsafe wobbly insecure rocky tottering precarious shaking teetering unbalanced wobbling tottery unfastened unsecured feeble movable teetery unsound quivery shifting trembling trembly tremulous wabbly wayward wiggly not secure weak bockety wonky dodgy flimsy frail fragile decrepit insubstantial dangerous nonsecured groggy infirm woozy awry unsettled doddery giddy moving dizzy ticklish mobile slippery tricky lubricious risky not fixed defective disintegrating decaying rotten ramshackle broken damaged crumbling rumpty loose delicate not solid broken-down in poor condition not robust not safe unsubstantial slack lax jerry-built relaxed slackened spindly loosened endangered defenseless perilous wavering hazardous vacillating immature defenceless rootless fluctuant at risk quivering quaking shuddering wabbling staggering shuddery quavery aquiver atremble doddering lurching shivering vibrating reeling quavering rocking swaying rattletrap vulnerable unsure shambling dilapidated palpitating jittery shuffling unwell wavy tumbledown floundering weaving exposed nervous shivery uncertain faltering tentative stumbling rolling fluctuating fitful twinkling guttering failing sick inconstant sickly ill doubtful unguarded unprotected derelict flickering titubant jellylike ashake yielding unfirm tremorous aquake uneven parlous juddering on its last legs iffy jumpy fluttering shifty suspect imperfect ruinous not set all aquiver breakable rachitic geriatric tumble-down shacky shambly aflutter not stable floating frangible excited aspen tremulant cowardly touch and go not fixed in place wispy sensitive brittle tender wiggling falling to pieces all of a tremble easily broken slight easily damaged

Adjective

(of a person) Not concentrating or thinking clearly
vague absent-minded abstracted dreamy inattentive absorbed disorganised disorganized distracted forgetful musing scatterbrained unaware undependable unsystematic vacant bemused birdbrained daydreaming dizzy empty-headed erratic faraway feather-brained feather-headed giddy oblivious preoccupied scatty dappy dippy heedless unheeding unthinking baffled bewildered distant mystified nonplussed pensive puzzled not with it with a mind like a sieve with one's head in the clouds goofy silly featherbrained ditzy ditsy thoughtless harebrained flighty careless woolly-headed frivolous madcap futile frothy wool-gathering puerile irresponsible light-headed light-minded slaphappy lightheaded yeasty stupid bird-brained irrational illogical not thinking clearly absent airheaded skittish whimsical dopey batty dotty nutty insensible capricious foolish brainless flippant neglectful inclined to forget unmindful gaga bubbleheaded mooning woolgathering moony apt to forget pipe dreaming out to lunch dingbat dingdong excitable reckless impulsive insouciant impetuous carefree excited wild rattlebrained rattlepated engrossed distrait addle-brained addle-headed addle-pated brooding thoughtful disregardful negligent lax slapdash slipshod withdrawn remote lost unobservant removed dreaming spacey surroundings unconscious idle inconscient in a brown study out of it slack looking out window remiss in asleep on the job unfocused amnemonic wandering indifferent to negligent about nirvanic not on the job remiss about unwitting having a memory like a sieve oblivious to like an absent-minded professor sloppy remiss lax about inattentive to head in the clouds unaware of events with a memory like a sieve miles away goofing off space cadet lost in thought fickle hare-brained vacuous inconstant crazy inane heady fatuous unstable changeable

Adjective

Having faults or errors

Adjective

Lacking initiative or strength of character
feckless useless incompetent ineffectual worthless aimless good-for-nothing irresponsible shiftless feeble futile hopeless inefficient inept apathetic counterproductive hamstrung idle indolent ineffective inefficacious inexpedient lazy slothful spiritless weak carefree careless fustian incautious lousy meaningless no-account no-good reckless spineless unambitious uncareful unenterprising unpurposed wild improvident ne'er-do-well ruinous unthrifty faulty shooting blanks lackadaisical lethargic procrastinating unindustrious slack dubious laggard dallying devious dishonest lifeless inattentive suspicious lagging unenergetic deceitful unmotivated untrustworthy loafing directionless workshy abject vile base despicable contemptible debased depraved degraded low ignominious wretched abandoned miserable sorry corrupt degenerate mean villainous ignoble sluggish listless inactive inert torpid languid slow passive dull supine languorous otiose impassive fainéant heavy work-shy indifferent comatose bone idle enervated slow-moving laid-back dormant sleepy tired somnolent lax drowsy unenthusiastic easygoing slumberous dopey faineant do-nothing snoozy limp negligent remiss leisurely lukewarm lymphatic insouciant abstracted stupefied fatigued quiescent dreamy half-hearted uninterested narcotic phlegmatic languishing moony energyless leaden blah stupid stuporous hebetudinous out of it sluggard vigourless vacant lumpish plodding stagnant drony resting slow-going mopish effete absent neutral bored heedless motionless numb insensible hibernating drugged sleeping benumbed lacking energy inconscious cold out paralyzed static sodden latent unhurried paralysed unworksome unoccupied unaspiring parasitic procrastinative bone-idle uncaring vegged out dead to the world out to lunch out cold offhand passionless bloodless debilitated unconcerned slap-happy casual relaxed disinterested incurious sentimental pococurante romantic laissez-faire slapdash halfhearted Laodicean daydreaming weary easy going laid back lacklustre nebbish draggy lackluster stretchy exhausted unmoving stolid dilatory wimpy sleepyhead spring fever without energy having spring fever

Adjective

Easily excitable with an excessive amount of energy
skittish excitable nervous jumpy restive skittery fidgety fiddle-footed flighty fluttery high-strung hyper hyperactive hyperexcitable hyperkinetic jittery lively spasmodic spooky antsy agitable alarmable animated combustible dizzy easily frightened edgy excited flappable frivolous giddy harebrained irresponsible lightheaded light-headed panicky peppy restless scatterbrained sensitive skitterish spirited spookish squirrelly undependable uneasy volative wary whimsical zippy highly strung very nervous tense nervy uptight anxious agitated twitchy wired neurotic unsettled worried hysterical apprehensive dithery insecure brittle keyed up on edge fearful impatient troubled perturbed upset touchy timid irritable irascible unstable ill at ease stressed flurried emotional frightened scared queazy overstrung volatile shy disturbed aflutter adrenalized unquiet temperamental queasy discomposed het up distressed chippy testy moody easily agitated overwrought hung up timorous frenzied hot-tempered quick-tempered easily upset overexcited bothered spooked overactive unnerved manic toey disquieted shaky terrified irrational rash afraid wound up hinky snappy overzealous curt tetchy goosey peevish fiery atwitter stressy crabbed in a tizzy critical fierce crotchety bad-tempered short-tempered ill-tempered overanxious hot-headed shrinking bashful mouselike graceless stiff uncontrollable energetic wild prim stilted prickly querulous captious nerve-racking feeling anxious beside oneself nervous wreck stressful nail-biting in suspense hectic distraught excessively active oversensitive on tenterhooks desperate flushed startled annoyed intense alarmed shocked nerves on edge bundle of nerves in a panic daunted aquiver mercurial fixated obsessed phobic have cold feet paranoid on pins and needles frantic unreluctant distracted unbalanced hotheaded hasty passionate like a cat on a hot tin roof like a cat on hot bricks wrought-up dismayed febrile fraught hot under the collar hyped-up afire atingle heated hyperexcited tempestuous on the edge disconcerted ruffled provoked worked up zipped up hot juiced up hot and bothered violent taut impulsive galvanic impetuous enthusiastic volcanic vehement uncontrolled inflammable intolerant susceptible demonstrative quick reckless concerned angsty sulky trepidatious sullen fretful short fused angry grumpy morose blowing hot and cold unglued careful offended cantankerous cross wriggly squirmy frowning glum miserable moping mopish saturnine sour petulant crusty mousy uncomfortable shivery wiggly crabby dour piqued splenetic mardy mopey huffy dejected waspish broody huffish blue mumpish kittle mopy tooshie wounded a bundle of nerves all wound up ill-humored ill-humoured strained strung out strung up in a state in a flap flustered windy all of a dither shaken in a tizz rattled self-conscious wrought up in a state of agitation in a stew embarrassed in a sweat in a twitter all of a lather in a state of nerves awkward hesitant unrelaxed having kittens in a twit uncertain discomfited fazed all of a doodah in a dither vexed unrestful discombobulated unsure worried sick trembling bricking oneself stressed out shaking like a fish out of water aroused retiring shook up tormented suspicious perplexed confused unsteady harassed fractious in a cold sweat out of place inhibited quaking irresolute frazzled moved doubtful under stress choked pressured under pressure irritated turbulent thrown unpeaceful fidgeting anguished hassled waiting for the axe to fall irked waiting with bated breath unnatural gauche wreck blushing unhappy weak fevered white-knuckled diffident perverse ornery quivering under a strain fretting wavering in turmoil unconfident withdrawn fitful unruly stirred worked-up clutched itchy inflamed discountenanced shot to pieces introverted aghast watchful affected creepy feverish angstful solicitous careworn bugged unyielding inconvenienced frozen a wreck in a spin beset riled active sleepless muddled tortured plagued all of a flutter in a flat spin beside yourself with one's stomach in knots with one's heart in one's mouth put out worried stiff with butterflies in one's stomach tossing and turning stressed-out eager difficult twittering complaining indecisive tentative disorientated faltering dithering vacillating highly-strung disoriented bewildered swithering constrained frisky strange lost distrustful ill-natured caught up reserved overtaxed taxed roused exasperated fussy cranky out of sorts whining grumbling ratty stirred up flapping disorderly moving shot agog eagerly galled chafed snappish contrary caviling faultfinding carping mean strict conventional cautious in a lather discomforted recalcitrant stimulated stoked jazzed sheepish shamefaced modest white knuckled all agog avid open-mouthed afflicted asea refractory cavilling palpitant wrung shaking in one's shoes up the wall anxiously waiting nervously awaiting fearfully anticipating apprehensively expecting hurt obstinate stubborn mannered artificial ill-at-ease aw-shucks exacerbated puzzled displeased chagrined aggravated pained mortified pestered harried harrowed miffed hurried transient wandering intermittent changeable inconstant footloose roving nomadic bustling lacking social skills tongue-tied with bated breath foreboding mistrustful overstretched frayed all nerves at fever pitch self-doubting unassertive self-effacing grieved pressurized pressurised old-fashioned on the defensive pumped-up gutted sad meek lacking confidence unforthcoming on the qui vive out of countenance champing at the bit shell-shocked on the rack saddened not self-assured lacking self-confidence passive dreading lily-livered running scared having stage fright biting nails having butterflies having cold feet having a funny feeling angst-ridden intimidated fearsome cowardly terror-stricken discouraged panic-stricken abashed horrified stunned cowed funky faint-hearted blanched petrified disheartened angered disappointed fretted swivel-eyed wakeful unsure of yourself low a basket case sweating bullets freaked-out overwhelmed wound-up crazy high keyed-up fired-up hot-and-bothered weary strung-out worn unstrung tired spent insomniac vague Delphic unassured questioning unpoised verklempt unzipped throwing a wobbly cut up in disorder amazed steamed up flipped out out of your mind awake unsleeping having butterflies in the stomach touch and go up in the air hanging by thread on thin ice come apart psyched out bummed out broken up at sixes and sevens all torn up in awe scared to death scared stiff run scared hot under collar all shook up insomnolent at the end of your tether alert rigid disturbing disquieting vigilant unsettling without sleep wide awake wide-awake attentive unnerving flexed tight distressing hard worrisome agitating hairy solid tensed firm tightened distressful stretched worrying close inflexible snug extended tightly drawn exciting scary nerve-wracking

Adjective

Erring or straying from the accepted course or standards
errant misbehaving offending mischievous sinning aberrant delinquent deviant erring criminal culpable guilty lawbreaking lawless transgressing bad contrary difficult froward naughty straying troublesome unmanageable unruly disobedient uncontrollable wayward badly behaved deviating devious errable erratic fallible heretic meandering miscreant rowdy shifting sinful stray unorthodox wrong out of control off straight and narrow rebellious disorderly insubordinate undisciplined refractory defiant obstreperous recalcitrant contumacious wilful intractable ungovernable wild perverse fractious disruptive uncooperative rascally roguish willful mutinous riotous headstrong uncompliant turbulent unbiddable impish awkward noncompliant untoward bolshie rebel recusant incompliant balky restive attention-seeking exasperating rude incorrigible self-willed non-compliant unrestrained wicked truculent stubborn out of hand rough irksome ill-disciplined badly-behaved full of mischief ill-behaved nonobservant anarchic mistaken resistive uncontrolled reckless vexatious blundering transgressive faulty untrained insurgent unsteady capricious unschooled aberrative aberrational seditious stroppy troublemaking unsettling disturbing upsetting obdurate unpredictable fickle obstinate ungoverned inconsistent in error distracting treacherous factious disaffected dissentious uncomplying lacking self-control divisive incontrollable intolerable impossible unbearable undependable mulish noisy raucous immoral cross-grained self-indulgent strong-willed ornery arbitrary out-of-order out-of-line off-base disrupting causing trouble dysfunctional insolent impudent pugnacious whiny petulant problematic socially impaired belligerent troublous maladjusted trying aggressive confrontational combative argumentative tiresome bold hot-tempered disturbed malicious fierce unrestrainable scrappy pesky uncontainable sullen cantankerous peevish hostile undisciplinable nasty devilish loudmouthed wearisome demanding bellicose mean indocile misbehaved playful impolite tricksy puckish brattish scampish prankish annoying teasing gallus fiendish wanton worthless tough evil bad-mannered boisterous unyielding pigheaded bloody-minded resistant intransigent irrepressible unreasonable insurrectionary pervicacious bull-headed inflexible renitent cussed contrarious thrawn violent impetuous unaccommodating dissident quarrelsome loud chaotic uproarious revolutionary stiff-necked rumbustious unbridled dissentient opinionated nonconformist antagonistic inimical rollicking adverse unhelpful obstructive disobliging unbending roisterous clamorous rambunctious insubmissive rash determined subversive indomitable uncompromising insurrectionist radical immovable intemperate iconoclastic contradictory unwilling unfavorable unfavourable obstinately disobedient alienated lively exuberant unmalleable uninhibited persistent malevolent resisting heedless spiteful contentious knockabout romping malcontent inappropriate impulsive impervious imprudent forward assertive drunken bawdy inexorable robustious tumultuous negative rackety rampant nonconforming unpersuadable irrational hell-raising rip-roaring infelicitous inapt unsuitable vociferous challenging anarchical roistering excited dogged dissenting ill-natured adamant malapropos out of line disloyal abandoned maleficent stubborn as a mule rampageous anarchistic improper pertinacious militant traitorous bullheaded insoluble unpliable treasonable rioting threatening pat up in arms pig-headed inconsiderate inimitable irreconcilable estranged haughty morose shrewish crabby cross renegade opposing withstanding disputatious robust unresponsive resolved malign heretical maverick incurable swaggering swashbuckling cavalier impotent mutinying apostate schismatic unadaptable rock-ribbed crazy hysterical nuts outrageous madcap insurmountable berserk loath negativistic averse reluctant indisposed hesitant as stubborn as a mule complex burdensome antisocial without law and order tempestuous incorrect implacable wild and woolly daring provocative audacious artful hard-line thorny locked resolute tenacious knotty with a will of one's own determined to have one's own way rampaging unconstrained immoderate unchecked unhindered unconventional uncurbed unbounded active animated unlawful strong overwhelming intense insuppressible freaked overpowering bothersome unfettered extrovert untimely unfortunate unrelenting overexcited bouncy indisciplined locked in tough nut hang tough raunchy licentious corybantic incautious profligate ebullient spirited vibrant frisky high-spirited inconvenient inopportune impossible to cope with feisty like a loose cannon beside oneself termagant hardheaded adamantine inconvincible hardened hard ossified sly foxy piercing screaming booming strepitous blusterous paradoxical contrariant discordant arsey disagreeing drunk on-a-tear out-of-control thrilled raving hard-nosed self-opinionated deaf to reason kiddish infantile frolicsome ruffianly thoughtless immature childish disrespectful inept unfit inapposite incongruous unhappy amiss unanticipated unapt indecorous graceless illogical unbecoming wrong-headed ill-timed unseemly unexpected wrongheaded antipathetic converse restless individualistic warring armed sabotaging attacking raising Cain disregardful cheeky dareful sassy gutsy giddy flighty raising the roof unforeseen disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted mistimed ready for a fight in high spirits clangorous irregular spoiling for a fight unlucky unwelcome inauspicious irritating effervescent strident energetic vociferant over-the-top brawling badly timed unseasonable unhealthy rotten vicious cruel unendurable objectionable offensive unpropitious misfortunate unpleasant hapless ill-starred star-crossed luckless insupportable terrible painful insufferable needless deliberate unjustified senseless excruciating maddening infuriating dreadful unprovoked gratuitous groundless motiveless unacceptable egregious unjustifiable willed unmotivated beyond bearing not to be borne inhumane aimless atrocious heartless savage butcherly barbarous brute brutal sadistic inhuman barbaric unfair double-crossing unjust merciless

Adjective

Lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
weak irresolute indecisive spineless unassertive cowardly fickle gutless impotent ineffectual meek passive timid weak-willed craven dithering faltering ineffective inept soft spiritless tame useless wishy-washy effete fallible indeterminate invertebrate nerveless pathetic powerless pusillanimous timorous undetermined vacillating wavering weakling characterless chicken-hearted corruptible faint-hearted hemming and hawing lily-livered limp-wristed milk-and-water namby-pamby supine undependable unsure waffling weak-kneed wet yellow yellow-bellied yielding chicken easily led wimpish wimpy feeble frail fearful weakened sissy candy-assed boneless wussy pigeon-hearted submissive poor-spirited chicken-livered cowering recreant sissified quaking trembling afraid hesitant nervous shrinking unheroic poltroon dastardly tentative chickenhearted milk-livered frightened weedy apprehensive enervated scared uncertain shy insipid weak-minded fainthearted abject compliant diffident unmanly jittery doubtful inadequate cowed retiring vapid halting anxious half-hearted jejune debilitated daunted easily frightened nerdy persuasible persuadable impressionable milksoppish caitiff pithless mousy infirm biddable mousey skittish tremulous undecided lacking courage panicky pigeonhearted feeble-minded hesitating intimidated dismayed equivocating changeable teetering divided ambivalent fluctuating uncommitted unresolved torn shaky unassured iffy shilly-shallying unstable having cold feet in two minds sitting on the fence in a quandary in a dilemma blowing hot and cold innocuous inefficient incompetent silly disorganized wasteful foolish petrified coward insufficient epicene insignificant lame simpering colourless drippy swishy snowflake daft jumpy feart easily scared nervy broken bland stumbling limp mean-spirited disorganised flabby spooked lifeless inert niddering colorless cringey funky coy poltroonish white-livered sookie ignoble flavourless mediocre watered-down listless sapless flavorless languid dull gentle browbeaten Milquetoast capricious bullied unnerved base scary fearsome dishonourable dishonorable cringing deceitful offensive treacherous sneaking low unprincipled unethical tricky stammering cowhearted backward worthless pussyfooting uneventful astraddle unresisting afraid of one's own shadow hot and cold of two minds on the fence obedient paper tiger no guts running scared acquiescent tractable unprotesting deferential having the willies insecure unconfident lacking feeling squeamish forceless self-conscious self-doubting lacking assurance lacking self-confidence not confident not self-assured lacking in confidence lacking confidence like a lamb to the slaughter without a will of your own afraid of one's shadow unsteady unsettled doubting changing halfhearted wobbly on-the-fence in doubt full of doubt hot-and-cold without guts

Antonym of unreliable

unreliable Idiom, Proverb

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