Synonyms for unknownʌnˈnoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unknown, unknown region, terra incognita(noun)

    an unknown and unexplored region

    stranger, unknown quantity, terra incognita, unknown, unknown region, alien

    illustrious, familiar, celebrated, notable, better-known, known, proverbial, noted, best-known, far-famed, onymous, legendary, identified, suspected, famed, well-known, famous, glorious, renowned

  2. stranger, alien, unknown(noun)

    anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

    unknown region, extraterrestrial, stranger, unknown, terra incognita, unknown quantity, alien, noncitizen, outlander, extraterrestrial being, foreigner

    illustrious, far-famed, noted, renowned, glorious, identified, known, better-known, well-known, suspected, legendary, proverbial, celebrated, familiar, famed, notable, best-known, famous, onymous

  3. unknown, unknown quantity(adj)

    a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

    stranger, unknown quantity, terra incognita, unknown, unknown region, alien

    known, famed, illustrious, suspected, best-known, proverbial, onymous, legendary, famous, far-famed, celebrated, well-known, glorious, familiar, better-known, noted, identified, renowned, notable

  4. unknown(adj)

    not known

    unidentified, strange, unnamed, unsung, obscure, nameless

    legendary, notable, identified, better-known, proverbial, onymous, best-known, familiar, celebrated, suspected, renowned, famous, known, noted, far-famed, famed, glorious, illustrious, well-known

  5. nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed(adj)

    being or having an unknown or unnamed source

    unidentified, strange, unnamed, unsung, obscure, unknown, nameless

    celebrated, proverbial, noted, onymous, identified, best-known, known, renowned, better-known, well-known, notable, familiar, illustrious, legendary, glorious, far-famed, famous, suspected, famed

  6. unknown(adj)

    not known to exist

    unidentified, strange, unnamed, unsung, obscure, nameless

    noted, famous, famed, best-known, known, well-known, celebrated, identified, far-famed, notable, suspected, onymous, illustrious, glorious, proverbial, familiar, better-known, legendary, renowned

  7. obscure, unknown, unsung(adj)

    not famous or acclaimed

    unnoticeable, dark, hidden, obscure, unnamed, unvalued, strange, unknown, unidentified, apart(p), vague, isolated, unappreciated, nameless, unsung

    famed, illustrious, best-known, well-known, notable, proverbial, celebrated, legendary, noted, famous, suspected, better-known, renowned, onymous, identified, glorious, familiar, far-famed, known

  8. strange, unknown(adj)

    not known before

    unusual, unknown, unnamed, unidentified, strange, obscure, foreign, nameless, unsung

    noted, proverbial, best-known, glorious, better-known, notable, identified, well-known, famed, familiar, far-famed, legendary, celebrated, famous, suspected, renowned, illustrious, known, onymous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unknown

    That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK.

    See synonyms for CLEAR.

    abstruse, cabalistic, dark, enigmatical, hidden, incomprehensible, inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious, mystic, mystical, obscure, occult, recondite, secret, transcendental, unfathomable, unfathomed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unknown(a.)

    unascertained, not known

  2. unknown(a.)

    mysterious, mystic, hidden, dark, enigmatical

  3. unknown(a.)

    without the knowledge of

  4. unknown(a.)

    obscure, undistinguished, nameless, unnoted, unhonored, renownless, inglorious

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