unruly, adj. ungovernable, unmanageable, uncontrollable, refractory, intractable; lawless, riotous, disorderly, turbulent: disobedient, mutinous, insubordinate; unrestrained, rampant, unreined, undisciplined, unbridled, wildcat; wild, out of hand, beyond control, out of control, irrepressible; contumacious, uncooperative, forward, recalcitrant, Dial, breachy; obstreperous, Inf. ornery, rampageous, Brit. Dial. randy; defiant, restive, rebellious, resistant.
unsafe, adj. 1. dangerous, fraught with danger, perilous, hazardous, jeopardous, Archaic, parlous, treacherous; threatening, menacing, minatory, minacious, ominous, sinister; risky, chancy, uncertain, Sl. hairy, Chiefly Scot. unchancy, Sl. dicey, touch-and-go; touchy, ticklish, critical, thorny.
2. insecure, shaky, wobbly, wobbling, unsteady, unstable, decrepit; unsound, unreliable, untrustworthy, Scot. unsicker; weak, frail, flimsy, unsubstantial, precarious, built on sand; tottering, teetering, rickety, hanging by a thread.
3. vulnerable, open, susceptible, assailable, unprotected, defenseless; exposed, unsheltered, unshielded, ill-protected, unguarded; endangered, in danger, ex-pugnable, not out of the woods; between the devil and the deep blue sea, between Scylla and Charybdis.
unsaid, adj. unspoken, unpronounced, unuttered, unvoiced, tacit; unstated, undeclared, unexpressed, unmentioned, unbreathed, untold, untalked-of; assumed, understood, implied, implicit, meant, suggested, hinted, inferred; held back, held in, kept back, kept in, suppressed, unrevealed.
unsanitary, adj. unhealthy, unhealthful, unhygienic, unantiseptic, germ-ridden, germ-infested; unwashed, unclean, unpurified, impure; noxious, unwholesome, insalubrious; toxic, septic, poisonous, pestilential, morbific, morbifical, morbic; foul, dirty, filthy, contaminating, polluted, soiled, tainted.
unsatisfactory, adj. 1. inadequate, insufficient, too little, not enough; incomplete, deficient, lacking, wanting, needing.
2. unsuitable, inappropriate, unfit, unbefitting; imperfect, defective, flawed, faulty, not up to par, poor; unworthy, unacceptable, inadmissible; undesirable, objectionable, troublesome; inconvenient, incommodious, disadvantageous; mediocre, inferior, disappointing, Australian, crook, displeasing, no good, not good enough, incommensurate, not equal to.
unsavory, adj. 1. tasteless, unflavorful, flavorless, unflavored, vapid, insipid, Fr. fade, dead; flat, stale, weak, thin, watery, watered-down.
2. unpalatable, savorless, untoothsome, unappetizing, undelectable, nauseating, nauseous, sickening; bitter, sour, rancid, turned; inedible, uneatable; disgusting, Sl. crummy, Sl. yukky, Sl. gross.
3. uninviting, undesirable, disagreeable, unpleasant, unpleasing, displeasing, unattractive.
4. objectionable, offensive, repugnant, obnoxious, shocking, nasty; repulsive, repelling, repellent, revolting, objectionable; coarse, gross, crude, vulgar, boojrish, churlish; tactless, improper, rude.
unsay, v. recant, retract, take back, withdraw, Inf. eat one's words, Inf. back down; apologize; revoke, repudiate, renounce; disavow, deny, disclaim, Inf. sing a different tune.
unscathed, adj. unharmed, uninjured, unimpaired, unhurt; unburned, undamaged, safe, sound, in perfect condition, with a whole skin, without a scratch: unscratched, untouched, unscarred, unmarked, scatheless.
unscrupulous, adj. unprincipled, unconscionable, unethical, conscienceless, unconscientious, amoral, immoral, shameless; corrupt, corrupted, perverse, perverted, evil, wicked; dishonest, dishonorable, deceitful, crooked; insidious, artful, cunning, shifty, slippery; insincere, disingenuous, two-faced, Janusfaced, double-dealing, timeserving, mendacious; disloyal, false, false-hearted, perfidious, treacherous; unfaithful, faithless, untrustworthy, undependable, unreliable, Inf. two-timing,
unseasonable, adj. 1. out of season, unseasonal.