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Meaning of UNEVEN

Pronunciation:  un'eevun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  inconsistent in quality
  2. [adj]  (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents; "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"
  3. [adj]  not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"
 

UNEVEN is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: crinkled, crinkly, cross-grained, inconsistent, irregular, jagged, jaggy, lumpy, mismatched, out of true, patchy, ragged, rippled, scraggy, spotty, unequal, unparallel, untrue, wavelike, wavy
 
 Antonyms: even
 
 See Also: rough, unsmooth, unsteady

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*e"ven\, a. [AS. unefen. See {Un-} not, and {Even},
a.]
1. Not even; not level; not uniform; rough; as, an uneven
   road or way; uneven ground.

2. Not equal; not of equal length.

         Hebrew verse consists of uneven feet. --Peacham.

3. Not divisible by two without a remainder; odd; -- said of
   numbers; as, 3, 7, and 11 are uneven numbers.
   {Un*e"ven*ly}, adv. -- {Un*e"ven*ness}, n.

 

 

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