What does unknown mean?

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ʌnˈnoʊnun·known

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unknown, unknown region, terra incognitanoun

    an unknown and unexplored region

    "they came like angels out the unknown"

  2. stranger, alien, unknownnoun

    anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

  3. unknown, unknown quantityadjective

    a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

  4. unknownadjective

    not known

    "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"

  5. 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"

  6. unknownadjective

    not known to exist

    "things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"

  7. obscure, unknown, unsungadjective

    not famous or acclaimed

    "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"

  8. strange, unknownadjective

    not known before

    "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"

Wiktionary

  1. unknownnoun

    A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.

  2. unknownnoun

    Any fact or place about which nothing is known (as in the phrase "into the unknown").

  3. unknownnoun

    A person of no identity; a nonentity

  4. unknownadjective

    Not known; unidentified; not well known.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unknownadjective

    not known; not apprehended

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. unknown

    1. A code meaning

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unknown' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2303

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unknown' in Adjectives Frequency: #315

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unknown in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unknown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unknown in a Sentence

  1. Gavin Newsom:

    Were making progress, were moving forward. Were not looking back, but we are walking into the unknown, the untested... and we have to be guided by the data that broughtusbackto this place.

  2. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu:

    For me, it was jumping into an unknown territory, which is the comedy and shooting it in an unprecedented way, i was jumping into something that I was very ignorant about how difficult it was.

  3. John McCain:

    The agreement reached in Minsk freezes the conflict at a time of separatist advantage, solidifies the gains of Russian aggression and leaves Ukraine's border with Russia firmly under Moscow's control pending a comprehensive political settlement whose content is unknown and feasibility is unclear.

  4. Saul Williams:

    The wind is the moon's imagination wandering. It seeps through cracks, ripples the grass, explores the unknown. My love is my soul's imagination.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Future is an unknown country which requires tough visas for anyone to enter. Not all of us will get the chance to visit it.

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