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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Unknown.
unknown, unknown region, terra incognitanoun
an unknown and unexplored region
"they came like angels out the unknown"
stranger, alien, unknownnoun
anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
unknown, unknown quantityadjective
a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
"an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamedadjective
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, unsungadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
’Tis not unknown to you,
How much I have disabled my estate. William Shakespeare.
Many are the trees of God, that grow
In paradise, and various, yet unknown
To us. John Milton, Paradise Lost.
Here may I always on this downy grass,
Unknown, unseen, my easy minutes pass. Wentworth Dillon.
If any chance has hither brought the name
Of Palamedes, not unknown to fame,
Accus’d and sentenc’d for pretended crimes. Dryden.
Though incest is indeed a deadly crime,
You are not guilty, since unknown ’twas done,
And known, had been abhorr’d. John Dryden, Don Sebastian.
At fear of death, that saddens all
With terrors round, can reason hold her throne?
Despise the known, nor tremble at th’ unknown. Alexander Pope.
The planting of hemp and flax would be an unknown advantage to the kingdom. Francis Bacon.
I am yet
Unknown to woman; never was forsworn. William Shakespeare.
We stopped at a little inn, where the man of the house, formerly a servant in the knight’s family, to do honour to his old master, had, unknown to Sir Roger, put him up in a sign-post. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 122.
not known; not apprehended
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Who Was Who?
The man who painted thousands of pictures in art galleries.
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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
Examples of Unknown in a Sentence
Bourdain's Parts Unknown on the Philippines was wonderful - watched it flying out of Manila and it made me cry, the man had such empathy and insight.
The human brain is a most unusual instrument of elegant and as yet unknown capacity.
It is with an iron will that they embark on the most daring of all endeavors...to meet the shadowy future with out fear and conquer the unknown.
Beyond the unacknowledged mental gate imprisoned deeply within the gloomy unknown of the ignorant mind lies your answer.
We're interested in individuals, in details, in ordinary things to, hopefully, make something extra-ordinary of them, at least to widen the scope, but we're really staying with this suburban doctor who refuses to become richer by changing practice because she wants to stay where she is to find out the identity of The Unknown Girl. That's what we're interested in, the moral responsibility that Jenny feels.
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- غير معروف, مجهولArabic
- desconegutCatalan, Valencian
- ukendt, ubekendtDanish
- Unbekannter, unbekannt, UnbekannteGerman
- incógnita, ignoto, desconocidoSpanish
- inconnue, inconnuFrench
- idegen, ismeretlenHungarian
- tak diketahuiIndonesian
- ókunnur, óþekktur, óþekkt stærðIcelandic
- sconosciuto, ignotoItalian
- לא ידועHebrew
- 未知, わからない, 知られざる, 名無しJapanese
- 알 수 없는Korean
- obscurus, ignotus, ignoratus, nescitus, incognitusLatin
- nepazīstams, svešsLatvian
- onbekend, ongeweten, ongekendDutch
- desconhecido, desconhecidaPortuguese
- necunoscut, neștiut, obscurRomanian
- непозната, nepoznataSerbo-Croatian
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