the unknown

Definition of the unknown

  1. :  a place, situation, or thing that is not known about or understood explorers venturing off into the unknown :  a situation that one is unfamiliar with A fear of the unknown kept her from changing jobs.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  not known or not well-known

    :  having an unknown value

  1. :  one that is not known or not well-known

    :  a person who is little known (as to the public)

    :  something that requires discovery, identification, or clarification: such as

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