Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being unreliable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Unreliableness; untrustworthiness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the trait of not being dependable or reliable

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Examples

  • (Okay, Blood & Iron has an unreliable third-person narrator, but since part of the unreliability is the third-person (it's a lie!))

    room by room, patiently

  • In analyzing these figures we find that two-thirds of that unreliability is due to bad weather, in other words bad visibility, because there is very little in the quality of any aircraft except in ability to see.

    Progress in Civil Aviation

  • I wonder if unreliability is attributable to Dell or if it’s just the nature of the beast … so to speak.

    Dear Mr. Dell « BuzzMachine

  • The reviewer quoted a statement that the bristlecone record is not “reliable”, the lack of reliability being hypothesized to be due to CO2 fertilization, but the attribution of the unreliability is a different issue than the existence of the unreliability.

    Juckes' Reply # 1 « Climate Audit

  • There you have a thirteen per cent measure of unreliability, which is not good enough for carrying mails, and so on.

    Progress in Civil Aviation

  • Two natural methods I did not include in the above list because of their unreliability are the

    foodconsumer.org

  • Once the unreliability is a fact of life and fuels are priced out of the grasp of the average man the masses will accept the green solution.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • I hadn't been told of Garland's problematic past: her having been dropped by MGM for "unreliability" after two decades of phenomenal success,

    My Dance With Judy

  • Are we seeing that kind of unreliability we should expect from VoIP networks?

    VoIP has serious problems

  • Rodnick noted, however, the case shows the potential "unreliability" of eye-witness identifications.

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