Definitions for: Uneven


[adj] inconsistent in quality
[adj] (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents; "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"
[adj] not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"



Webster (1913) Definition: Un*e"ven, a. [AS. unefen. See Un- not, and Even,
a.]
1. Not even; not level; not uniform; rough; as, an uneven
road or way; uneven ground.

2. Not equal; not of equal length.

Hebrew verse consists of uneven feet. --Peacham.

3. Not divisible by two without a remainder; odd; -- said of
numbers; as, 3, 7, and 11 are uneven numbers.
Un*e"ven*ly, adv. -- Un*e"ven*ness, n.

Synonyms: crinkled, crinkly, cross-grained, inconsistent, irregular, jagged, jaggy, lumpy, mismatched, out of true, patchy, ragged, rippled, scraggy, spotty, unequal, unparallel, untrue, wavelike, wavy

Antonyms: even

See Also: rough, unsmooth, unsteady

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