AskDefine | Define unevenness

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1 a quality of variability and lack of uniformity [syn: variability] [ant: evenness, evenness]
2 the quality of being unbalanced [ant: evenness]

User Contributed Dictionary



From un- + even + -ness.



  1. (uncountable) The quality or characteristic of being uneven; irregularity; inconsistency; the lack of smoothness or continuity.
    The unevenness of his voice betrayed his nervousness.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adulteration, arrhythmia, asperity, asymmetry, brokenness, bumpiness, capriciousness, changeability, changeableness, choppiness, contrariety, cragginess, dappleness, defectibility, defectiveness, deficiency, desultoriness, deviation, difference, differentiation, disconnectedness, discontinuity, disequilibrium, disorder, disparity, disproportion, divarication, divergence, diversification, eccentricity, erraticness, erroneousness, fallibility, faultiness, fibrillation, fitfulness, fits and starts, fluctuation, granulation, harshness, heterogeneity, hispidity, imbalance, immaturity, impairment, imparity, imperfection, impurity, inaccuracy, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, inconsistency, inconstancy, inequality, inequity, inexactitude, inexactness, injustice, instability, insufficiency, intermittence, irregularity, jaggedness, jerkiness, joltiness, lack, mediocrity, mercuriality, motleyness, mutability, nonconformism, nonconformity, nonstandardization, nonuniformity, odds, overbalance, patchiness, pluralism, raggedness, rough air, roughness, ruggedness, rugosity, scraggliness, shortage, shortcoming, sketchiness, spasticity, sporadicity, sporadicness, spottiness, stagger, tooth, turbulence, unbalance, uncertainty, unconformism, unconformity, undevelopment, unfair discrimination, unmethodicalness, unorthodoxy, unperfectedness, unpredictability, unsmoothness, unsoundness, unsteadiness, unsystematicness, ununiformity, variability, variation, variegation, variety, variousness, versatility, want, wavering, whimsicality, wobble
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