unknown, unknown region, terra incognita(noun)
an unknown and unexplored region
"they came like angels out the unknown"
stranger, alien, unknown(noun)
anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
unknown, unknown quantity(adj)
a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
"an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed(adj)
being or having an unknown or unnamed source
"a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"
not known to exist
"things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"
obscure, unknown, unsung(adj)
not famous or acclaimed
"an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
not known before
"used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.
Any fact or place about which nothing is known (as in the phrase "into the unknown").
A person of no identity; a nonentity
Not known; unidentified; not well known.
not known; not apprehended
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'unknown' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2303
Rank popularity for the word 'unknown' in Adjectives Frequency: #315
The numerical value of unknown in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of unknown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Since the future is unknown, in every step forward we walk to the unknown!
To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
A journey to the unknown shores needs a port, a ship, a wind; but more important than all of them: Courage; courage to leave the known for the unknown!
It doesn't feel right, seeing a child of unknown identity, an unknown child, a child of 'roughly this age', it doesn't matter if it's your job. It breaks your heart.
I'm naturally very introverted, i like schedule and consistency, and to venture something unknown is just something I would never do before. Girl Scouts has helped me branch out and do the unknown.
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Translations for unknown
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- desconegutCatalan, Valencian
- ukendt, ubekendtDanish
- unbekannt, Unbekannter, UnbekannteGerman
- desconocido, incógnita, ignotoSpanish
- inconnu, inconnueFrench
- ismeretlen, idegenHungarian
- tak diketahuiIndonesian
- ókunnur, óþekktur, óþekkt stærðIcelandic
- sconosciuto, ignotoItalian
- לא ידועHebrew
- 未知, 知られざる, 名無しJapanese
- ignotus, ignoratus, incognitus, obscurus, nescitusLatin
- nepazīstams, svešsLatvian
- ongekend, onbekend, ongewetenDutch
- desconhecida, desconhecidoPortuguese
- obscur, neștiut, necunoscutRomanian
- nepoznata, непознатаSerbo-Croatian
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