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Meaning & Definition of Unknown in English

English

Unknown

/ənnoʊn/

noun

1. An unknown and unexplored region

  • "They came like angels out the unknown"
    synonym:
  • unknown
  • ,
  • unknown region
  • ,
  • terra incognita

2. Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

    synonym:
  • stranger
  • ,
  • alien
  • ,
  • unknown

3. A variable whose values are solutions of an equation

    synonym:
  • unknown
  • ,
  • unknown quantity

adjective

1. Not known

  • "An unknown amount"
  • "An unknown island"
  • "An unknown writer"
  • "An unknown source"
    synonym:
  • unknown

2. Being or having an unknown or unnamed source

  • "A poem by an unknown author"
  • "Corporations responsible to nameless owners"
  • "An unnamed donor"
    synonym:
  • nameless
  • ,
  • unidentified
  • ,
  • unknown
  • ,
  • unnamed

3. Not known to exist

  • "Things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"
    synonym:
  • unknown

4. Not famous or acclaimed

  • "An obscure family"
  • "Unsung heroes of the war"
    synonym:
  • obscure
  • ,
  • unknown
  • ,
  • unsung

5. Not known before

  • "Used many strange words"
  • "Saw many strange faces in the crowd"
  • "Don't let anyone unknown into the house"
    synonym:
  • strange
  • ,
  • unknown

Examples of using

My experience shows that Esperanto lets you find a new insight into many cultures formerly unknown to you, inspiring you to learn them further.
Smallpox was unknown to Native Americans.
The cause of the fire was unknown.