Definition of uneven
unevennessplay \ˌən-ˈē-və(n)-nəs\ noun
Examples of uneven in a Sentence
His breathing was shallow and uneven.
You should check your car's tires often for signs of uneven wear.
an uneven distribution of wealth
We have an uneven number of players, so we'll have to rotate.
Recent Examples of uneven from the Web
However, the holiday's results have been uneven in recent years, with 2014 and 2015 providing two of the lowest-grossing Independence Day weekend's at the box office in a decade.
Creek crossing and uneven terrain (wear sturdy shoes).
Chiron is one of the stranger heavenly bodies, classified both as a planet and a comet, moving along a slow, uneven orbit.
And so, our intrepid leader in over-the-top style stepped out a mid-week stroll through uneven terrain wearing an off-the-shoulder crop top, fitted fluted skirt, and Christian Louboutin pumps.
Must be able to walk up to 2.5 miles on uneven terrain.
Even more intriguingly, Maslar cites studies that suggest an uneven distribution of this gene variant; overall, 20 percent of human beings live with this variant, but its distribution worldwide varies.
But the former Steel City’s success has proven to be uneven across racial and class lines.
The road to the bigger town down the road was rocky and uneven.
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First Known Use of uneven
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of uneven
UNEVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uneven for English Language Learners
: not level, flat, or smooth
: not straight or parallel
: not following a regular pattern : not the same in all parts or at all times
UNEVEN Defined for Kids
Definition of uneven for Students
unevenlyadverb The board was cut unevenly.
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