HyperDic: unequal

English > 2 senses of the word unequal:
ADJECTIVEallunequalpoorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
allunequal, inadequatelacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
unequal > pronunciation
Soundsahniy'kwahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unequal: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpoorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure.
Attribute ofequalityThe quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
Narroweranisometric, unsymmetricalHaving unsymmetrical parts or unequal dimensions or measurements
mismatched, uneven(of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
nonequivalentnot equal or interchangeable in value, quantity, or significance
odds-onHaving a better than even chance of success
unbalanceddebits and credits are not equal
unequalized, unequalisednot caused to be equal
See alsoincommensuratenot corresponding in size or degree or extent
unlikenot equal in amount
OppositeequalHaving the same quantity, value, or measure as another
Spanishdesigual
Catalandesigual
Adverbsunequallyin an unequal or partial manner
English > unequal: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task.
Example "she was unequal to the task"
Synonyminadequate
Attribute ofadequacy, adequatenessThe quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily
Narrowerdeficient, lacking, wantinginadequate in amount or degree
incapable, incompetent, unequal tonot meeting requirements
short-handed, short-staffed, undermanned, understaffedinadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.
See alsounsatisfactorynot giving satisfaction
Oppositeadequate, equalHaving the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
Spanishdesigual, inadecuado, inigual
Catalaninadequat

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