unequal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English unequale, equivalent to un- +‎ equal. Compare German unegal (unlevel, uneven).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈiːkwəl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːkwəl
  • Hyphenation: un‧equal

Adjective[edit]

unequal (comparative more unequal, superlative most unequal)

  1. Not the same.
  2. Out of balance.
  3. (comparable) Inadequate; insufficiently capable or qualified.
    unequal to the task
  4. Erratic, inconsistent.

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Noun[edit]

unequal (plural unequals)

  1. One who is not an equal.