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Meaning of UNEQUAL

Pronunciation:  un'eekwul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
  2. [adj]  not equal in amount; "they distributed unlike (or unequal) sums to the various charities"
 

UNEQUAL is a 7 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: anisometric, mismatched, nonequivalent, odds-on, unbalanced, unequalised, unequalized, uneven, unlike, unsymmetrical
 
 Antonyms: equal, equivalent, like, same
 
 See Also: incommensurate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*e"qual\, a. [Cf. {Inequal}.]
1. Not equal; not matched; not of the same size, length,
   breadth, quantity, strength, talents, acquirements, age,
   station, or the like; as, the fingers are of unequal
   length; peers and commoners are unequal in rank.

2. Ill balanced or matched; disproportioned; hence, not
   equitable; partial; unjust; unfair.

         Against unequal arms to fight in pain. --Milton.

         Jerome, a very unequal relator of the opinion of his
         adversaries.                          --John
                                               Worthington.

         To punish me for what you make me do Seems much
         unequal.                              --Shak.

3. Not uniform; not equable; irregular; uneven; as, unequal
   pulsations; an unequal poem.

4. Not adequate or sufficient; inferior; as, the man was
   unequal to the emergency; the timber was unequal to the
   sudden strain.

5. (Bot.) Not having the two sides or the parts symmetrical.

 

 

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