Synonyms for unknownʌnˈnoʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    an unknown and unexplored region

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

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    unidentified, strange, unnamed, unsung, obscure, nameless

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    unidentified, strange, unnamed, unsung, obscure, nameless

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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, by James Champlin Fernald

  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.

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

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