• IPA: /ʌnˈivən/


  1. Not even
  2. Not level or smooth
  3. Not uniform
  4. Varying in quality
  5. (mathematics, rare) Odd
    Antonyms: even
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: desuniforme
  • Russian: неравноме́рный
  • Spanish: desuniforme
  • Portuguese: despadronizado
  • Spanish: despatronizado

uneven (unevens, present participle unevening; past and past participle unevened)

  1. (transitive) To make uneven.
    • 1993, Travel Holiday (volume 176, page 56)
      Initially it nestled among the dozens of Indian mounds that unevened the earth near the river until they were leveled to accommodate commerce.
    • 2006, Jack Temple Kirby, Mockingbird Song: Ecological Landscapes of the South (page 128)
      First, of course, the war reduced the white male, mostly young adult, population by more than a quarter-million, unevening the sex ratio and connubial and other opportunities for women for perhaps a generation.

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