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unsafe

adjective

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2 not paying or showing close attention especially for the purpose of avoiding trouble
  • people who have a record of being unsafe drivers usually have to pay higher insurance premiums

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The first known use of unsafe was in 1597

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“Unsafe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unsafe. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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