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What is the opposite of established?

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Adjective
(unfamiliar) Opposite of traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
“One must be wary of the quack doctor who treats his patients using unfamiliar techniques.”
Adjective
(new) Opposite of traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
“He likes to consider himself a trailblazer who is always exploring new ideas.”
Adjective
Opposite of recognized for one's experience and history in a particular field
“Bruce's band would remain relatively unknown in the music scene until they performed at the Bottom Line Club in New York.”
Adjective
(unproven) Opposite of conclusively proven
“The facts of this case are, as yet, unproven.”
Adjective
(untrue) Opposite of conclusively proven
“The information we received turned out to be untrue.”
Adjective
Opposite of used or accepted broadly by most people
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Opposite of firmly established and unlikely to change, especially of a habit or belief
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Opposite of used or accepted broadly
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Opposite of fixed or not subject to alteration
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Opposite of firmly implanted or established in thought or behavior and difficult to change
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Opposite of having exact and discernible limits or form
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Opposite of having a good reputation and well respected
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(of a time or place) Opposite of decided on beforehand
Adjective
Opposite of having been arranged, decided, or agreed on in advance
Adjective
Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
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Opposite of fixed or arranged in advance
“They may trap you for several years on a variable rate which could prove expensive in the long run.”
Adjective
Opposite of conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules
Adjective
Opposite of able to be depended or relied on
“Peter is an unreliable worker, and cannot be depended on to work autonomously from the team.”
Adjective
Opposite of experienced, especially in terms of a profession or a hobby
Adjective
Opposite of not capable of being denied, challenged, or disputed
Adjective
Opposite of conforming to or governed by an accepted standard of procedure or convention
“When the workers walked out, they were subsequently fired for taking unofficial measures.”
Adjective
Opposite of clearly expressed or identified
“Too many unstated rules in the dating space have demoralized my quest for love.”
Adjective
Opposite of rigidly established, not subject to being changed or challenged
“You found that your constructs were succored with flexible rules that guided behavior, rules that gave individuals the opportunity to follow them voluntarily.”
Adjective
Opposite of suited or acceptable to the purpose or circumstances
Improper use of gym equipment can result in injury.”
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Opposite of firm or resolute in one's views or beliefs
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Opposite of existing in reality or as a matter of fact
“The premise that this was built by aliens is highly conjectural!”
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(of technology) Opposite of in a late stage of development
“The eatery was using an incredibly unevolved method of processing credit cards.”
Adjective
Opposite of accurate in conformity to acceptable standards
“I know you think you can do backflips, but the technique is wrong, and you can end up breaking your neck.”
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Opposite of used, done, or happening on a habitual basis
“Sometimes my usual hairstylist goes on vacation, and I have to resort to my backup hairdresser.”
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Opposite of having been decided
“With his latest injury, his future in football is now uncertain.”
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Opposite of immovable, or fixed in place
“In this case, her hair is combed back into a tiara with a loose knot.”
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Opposite of having much experience in a particular field
“They are too young and inexperienced to be handling such dangerous machinery.”
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Opposite of made certain and protected against discontinuance or change
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Opposite of renowned and recognized in a given field or domain
“He said it was worth considering licensing private military companies to encourage reputable ones and eliminate disreputable operators.”
Adjective
Opposite of advanced or mature in development
“Our new player is very athletic, but her skills are still very raw and undeveloped.”
Verb
Opposite of to have set up on a long-term basis
“After many years, the tech company closed down its headquarters in Silicon Valley.”
Verb
Opposite of to have demonstrated to be true based on facts
“Steven's defense disproved the evidence brought forward by the prosecutors.”
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Opposite of to have made a law
“Citizens were happy that the government eventually abolished the law prohibiting the sale and use of chewing gum anywhere in the country.”
Verb
Opposite of to have produced or brought about
“We discarded our current plan of action as it was not working.”
Verb
Opposite of to have proven or demonstrated
“Thus far, we have only theorized that the two elements will form a combustible compound when amalgamated.”
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