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Princeton's WordNet

  1. untrustworthy, untrustyadjective

    not worthy of trust or belief

    "an untrustworthy person"


  1. untrustworthyadjective

    Not deserving of trust; unreliable.


  1. untrustworthy

    Untrustworthy refers to a person, institution, information, or anything else that cannot be relied upon due to their tendency to be dishonest, deceptive or unreliable. Trust cannot be placed in them comfortably due to their past behavior or inherent characteristics.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of untrustworthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of untrustworthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of untrustworthy in a Sentence

  1. Brett Callow:

    Certain ransomware groups pinky-promised not to attack healthcare providers during the pandemic but, unsurprisingly, they didn't adhere to that, there's absolutely no reason to believe that untrustworthy bad faith actors will stick to their word or that they can even necessarily control their affiliates. The fact that a single group has said it will avoid attacks on critical infrastructure is neither a good sign nor a bad one. It's a meaningless nothing-burger.

  2. Paul Hokemeyer:

    People who snoop look for confirmation that their partner is up to no good, just like a successful prosecutor needs hard evidence to convict a person suspected of a crime, a snooper feels they need more than just their intuition to prove their partner is untrustworthy.

  3. Earl Spencer:

    The irony is that I met Martin Bashir on the 31 of August 1995, because exactly two years later she died. And I do draw a line between the two events, it's quite clear from the introduction that I sat in on, on the 19th of September 1995, everyone was going to be made untrustworthy. And I think that Diana did lose trust in really key people.

  4. Henry Stimson:

    The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust.

  5. Terrisa Bukovinac:

    I think President Biden is a traitor to our party. He’s a traitor to human rights. He’s completely untrustworthy on this issue.

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