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uneven

un·e·ven

uneven

pronunciation:
uhn i vn
part of speech: adjective
inflections: unevener, unevenest
definition 1: not smooth, regular, or flat; rough or jagged.
I twisted my ankle while skating on the uneven sidewalk.
synonyms:
rough
antonyms:
even, flat, level, smooth
similar words:
coarse, irregular, rugged
definition 2: not regular or changing in quality; not consistent.
The editor rejected the book because of its uneven writing.
antonyms:
even, regular
similar words:
changing, irregular, unsteady, variable, varying
definition 3: not straight, level, or parallel.
He wasn't paying attention and sewed an uneven hem.
synonyms:
slanting
antonyms:
even
similar words:
irregular, sloping, tilted
definition 4: not balanced; unfair; one-sided.
The high school team against the junior high school team was an uneven match.
synonyms:
one-sided, unequal, unfair
antonyms:
even
similar words:
lopsided
definition 5: of a number, odd.
Three is an uneven number.
synonyms:
odd
antonyms:
even
derivations: unevenly (adv.), unevenness (n.)