the unknown

noun

Definition of the unknown

: 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.

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“The unknown.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20unknown. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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