[ US /əˈnivən/ ]
[ UK /ʌnˈiːvən/ ]
  1. not divisible by two
  2. (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
    vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church
  3. not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
    an uneven color
    wood with an uneven grain
    uneven margins
    uneven ground
  4. lacking consistency
    the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty
  5. variable and recurring at irregular intervals
    uneven spacing
    an uneven gait
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How To Use uneven In A Sentence

  • The pacing was uneven, and the early second act dragged.
  • Overall, this is a clumsy, uneven affair which, by the time the final credits roll, grates.
  • The road was uneven, full of random stones and broken asphalt, thrusting themselves in all directions.
  • Affected stands either fail to initiate spring growth or green up unevenly in March and then plants decline and eventually die due to infected crowns and roots.
  • The actor then flashed a toothy smile to reveal his uneven chompers.
  • One must be constantly alert to the hazard of maverick cyclists and uneven pavements, and you may suffer a tirade of abuse from those who now own the world, should you criticise them for unsocial behaviour.
  • Even with its uneven moments, it is a skilfully written book that never stops inventing.
  • Behind Luff has soccer association president after all the tribulus prosperous uneven standard support.
  • Many microwaves heat unevenly, leading to hot spots in the milk.
  • After each catty little spat, we cut to another uneventful rehearsal scene where boys and girls with asexual physiques pirouette weightlessly about the rehearsal room.
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