uneven

[uhn-ee-vuhn]
adjective
1.
not level or flat; rough; rugged: The wheels bumped and jolted over the uneven surface.
2.
irregular; varying; not uniform: The book is uneven in quality.
3.
not equitable or fair; one-sided: an uneven contest.
4.
not equally balanced; not symmetrical or parallel.
5.
(of a number) odd; not divisible into two equal integers: The numerals 3, 5, and 7 are uneven.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English unefen; cognate with German uneben. See un-1, even1

unevenly, adverb
unevenness, noun


3. unfair, unequal, lopsided.
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uneven (ʌnˈiːvən)
 
adj
1.  (of a surface, etc) not level or flat
2.  spasmodic or variable
3.  not parallel, straight, or horizontal
4.  not fairly matched: an uneven race
5.  archaic not equal
6.  obsolete unjust
 
un'evenly
 
adv
 
un'evenness
 
n

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uneven
O.E. unefen "unequal," from un- (1) "not" + even. Cf. O.Fris. oniovn, M.Du. oneven, O.H.G. uneban, Ger. uneben, O.N. ujafn. Meaning "irregular, broken, rugged" (in ref. to terrain, etc.) is recorded from c.1275.
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They exist in different molecular forms and are unevenly distributed throughout the body.
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