Definitions for unevenʌnˈi vən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•e•venʌnˈi vən(adj.)

  1. not level or flat; rough.

  2. not uniform; varying, as in quality.

  3. not equitable or fair; one-sided.

  4. not balanced; not symmetrical or parallel.

  5. (of a number) odd; not divisible into two equal integers:

    The numerals 3, 5, and 7 are uneven.

    Category: Math

Origin of uneven:

bef. 900


Princeton's WordNet

  1. uneven(adj)

    not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture

    "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"

  2. mismatched, uneven(adj)

    (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents

    "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"

  3. odd, uneven(adj)

    not divisible by two

  4. uneven(adj)

    variable and recurring at irregular intervals

    "an uneven gait"; "uneven spacing"

  5. spotty, uneven, scratchy(adj)

    lacking consistency

    "the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. uneven(adjective)ʌnˈi vən

    ≠ smooth

    an uneven surface

  2. unevenʌnˈi vən

    not fair or equal

    an uneven distribution of wealth


  1. uneven(Adjective)

    Not even

  2. uneven(Adjective)

    Not level or smooth

  3. uneven(Adjective)

    Not uniform

  4. uneven(Adjective)

    Varying in quality

  5. Origin: unefen, from un- + even.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uneven(adj)

    not even; not level; not uniform; rough; as, an uneven road or way; uneven ground

  2. Uneven(adj)

    not equal; not of equal length

  3. Uneven(adj)

    not divisible by two without a remainder; odd; -- said of numbers; as, 3, 7, and 11 are uneven numbers


  1. Uneven

    Uneven is the fifth studio album by the progressive metal band Sieges Even. It is the last album to feature Greg Keller on vocals and Wolfgang Zenk on guitar. It is also the last album the band released till 2005. The album, as it's predecessor, features keyboard elements and is very aggressive in lyrics and in sound. The album is a very rare album and is only available overseas.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not even

The road surface here is very uneven.

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