poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
"inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was unequal to the task"
Not the same.
Out of balance.
not equal; not matched; not of the same size, length, breadth, quantity, strength, talents, acquirements, age, station, or the like; as, the fingers are of unequal length; peers and commoners are unequal in rank
ill balanced or matched; disproportioned; hence, not equitable; partial; unjust; unfair
not uniform; not equable; irregular; uneven; as, unequal pulsations; an unequal poem
not adequate or sufficient; inferior; as, the man was unequal to the emergency; the timber was unequal to the sudden strain
not having the two sides or the parts symmetrical
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-ē′kwal, adj. not equal or alike in any quality, extent, duration, &c.: insufficient: varying, not uniform.—adj. Unē′qualled, not to be equalled.—adv. Unē′qually.—n. Unē′qualness.
The numerical value of unequal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of unequal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is nothing more unequal, than the equal treatment of unequal people.
We shouldn't be surprised when unequal and segregated organizations say racist things. Of course they do.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
Largely, these organizations reflect a supersegregated and unequal system that is made up of college and alumni members all over the world.
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