unknown, unknown region, terra incognita(noun)
an unknown and unexplored region
"they came like angels out the unknown"
illustrious, familiar, celebrated, notable, better-known, known, proverbial, noted, best-known, far-famed, onymous, legendary, identified, suspected, famed, well-known, famous, glorious, renowned
stranger, alien, unknown(noun)
anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
illustrious, far-famed, noted, renowned, glorious, identified, known, better-known, well-known, suspected, legendary, proverbial, celebrated, familiar, famed, notable, best-known, famous, onymous
unknown, unknown quantity(adj)
a variable whose values are solutions of an equation
known, famed, illustrious, suspected, best-known, proverbial, onymous, legendary, famous, far-famed, celebrated, well-known, glorious, familiar, better-known, noted, identified, renowned, notable
"an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
legendary, notable, identified, better-known, proverbial, onymous, best-known, familiar, celebrated, suspected, renowned, famous, known, noted, far-famed, famed, glorious, illustrious, well-known
nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed(adj)
being or having an unknown or unnamed source
"a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"
celebrated, proverbial, noted, onymous, identified, best-known, known, renowned, better-known, well-known, notable, familiar, illustrious, legendary, glorious, far-famed, famous, suspected, famed
not known to exist
"things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths"
noted, famous, famed, best-known, known, well-known, celebrated, identified, far-famed, notable, suspected, onymous, illustrious, glorious, proverbial, familiar, better-known, legendary, renowned
obscure, unknown, unsung(adj)
not famous or acclaimed
"an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war"
famed, illustrious, best-known, well-known, notable, proverbial, celebrated, legendary, noted, famous, suspected, better-known, renowned, onymous, identified, glorious, familiar, far-famed, known
not known before
"used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house"
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
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
Translations for unknown
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- مجهول, غير معروفArabic
- desconegutCatalan, Valencian
- ukendt, ubekendtDanish
- unbekannt, Unbekannter, UnbekannteGerman
- desconocido, incógnita, ignotoSpanish
- inconnu, inconnueFrench
- ismeretlen, idegenHungarian
- tak diketahuiIndonesian
- ókunnur, óþekktur, óþekkt stærðIcelandic
- sconosciuto, ignotoItalian
- לא ידועHebrew
- 未知, 知られざる, 名無しJapanese
- ignotus, ignoratus, incognitus, obscurus, nescitusLatin
- nepazīstams, svešsLatvian
- ongekend, onbekend, ongewetenDutch
- desconhecida, desconhecidoPortuguese
- obscur, neștiut, necunoscutRomanian
- nepoznata, непознатаSerbo-Croatian
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