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uneven

un·e·ven

uneven

 
pronunciation:
uhn i vn
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: unevener, unevenest
definition 1: not smooth, regular, or flat; rough or jagged.
an uneven surface
synonyms:
bumpy, jagged, rough
antonyms:
even, flat, level, smooth
similar words:
coarse, grainy, irregular, rugged
definition 2: irregular or varying in quality; not consistent.
an uneven writing style
synonyms:
inconsistent, patchy, streaky
antonyms:
equable, even, regular
similar words:
changing, checkered, fluctuating, inconstant, irregular, unsteady, variable, varying
definition 3: not straight, level, or parallel.
an uneven skirt hem
synonyms:
skew, slanting
antonyms:
even
similar words:
irregular, sloping, tilted
definition 4: unbalanced, unfair, or one-sided.
an uneven distributionan uneven tennis match
synonyms:
one-sided, unbalanced, unequal, unfair
antonyms:
close, even
similar words:
lopsided
definition 5: of a number, odd.
synonyms:
odd
antonyms:
even
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derivations: unevenly (adv.), unevenness (n.)