One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an unreliable group of volunteers’
undependable, untrustworthy, irresponsible, reckless, fickle, capricious, irregular, erratic, unpredictable, inconstant, mutable, faithless, untrue, flighty, slippery
2‘unemployment can be an unreliable indicator of the tightness of labour markets’
questionable, open to question, open to doubt, doubtful, dubious, suspect, unsound, tenuous, flimsy, weak, unsubstantial, implausible, unconvincing, unsupported, unsubstantiated, fallible, shaky, rocky
risky, chancy, disreputable, specious, defective
inaccurate, vague, untrue, incorrect, wide of the mark, off-target, wrong
informal iffy, dicey
British informal dodgy
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