[ UK /ʌnˈiːkwə‍l/ ]
[ US /əˈnikwəɫ/ ]
  1. poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
  2. lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
    she was unequal to the task
    inadequate training
    the staff was inadequate
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How To Use unequal In A Sentence

  • And Archimedes proved from his axioms on the lever that two unequal weights balance at distances from the fulcrum that are inversely proportional to their weights.
  • Firstly, because this formalistic approach overlooks some real-life dynamics, such as that under the old Stormont regime Catholics were not unequal in law - their subjugation was a matter of informal arrangements. Irish Blogs
  • Nothing demotivates people like the equal treatment of unequals.
  • There was the glass ceiling, the unequal pay, and while feminine qualities of leadership transformed the work world, they did so often at a cost to personal life.
  • He faced his enemy with unequaled courage.
  • And as an ancient sage once said, ‘Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.’
  • He picked through cards and dice and handkerchiefs until he found three ropes of unequal lengths.
  • The minute division of labour in the production process,and increasing interdependency in trade and economy is evident in the financial crisis afflicting us at the end of this century. Economic activity is no longer purely a matter of production, trade and barter. It is a means to satisfy human desires of every kind. Within it, there is an element of unequal relationship between the strong and the weak.
  • I think that the problem is the unequal distribution in the economy.
  • Also the pleasures of the eye consist in a certain equality of colour: for light, the most glorious of all colours, is made by equal operation of the object; whereas colour is (perturbed, that is to say) unequal light, as hath been said chap. II, sect. The Elements of Law Natural and Politic
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