Associations to the word «Unknown»


UNKNOWN, adjective. (sometimes postpositive) Not known; unidentified; not well known.
UNKNOWN, noun. (algebra) A variable (usually x, y or z) whose value is to be found.
UNKNOWN, noun. Any fact or place about which nothing is known (as in the phrase "into the unknown").
UNKNOWN, noun. A person of no identity; a nonentity
UNKNOWN KNOWN, noun. Certainties of unknown magnitude, consequence, structure, and probability characteristics; something that we don't know that we know.
UNKNOWN KNOWNS, noun. Plural of unknown known
UNKNOWN QUANTITIES, noun. Plural of unknown quantity
UNKNOWN QUANTITY, noun. A person or thing whose nature or value is a mystery.
UNKNOWN SOLDIER, proper noun. (US) The WWI soldier whose body is buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
UNKNOWN SOLDIER, proper noun. (US) The representative of US military personnel who have died, usually in war, without proper burial.
UNKNOWN UNKNOWN, noun. Uncertainties of unknown magnitude, consequence, structure, and probability characteristics, possibly with completely unsuspected existence; something that we don't know that we don't know.
UNKNOWN UNKNOWNS, noun. Plural of unknown unknown

Dictionary definition

UNKNOWN, noun. An unknown and unexplored region; "they came like angels out the unknown".
UNKNOWN, noun. Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found.
UNKNOWN, noun. A variable whose values are solutions of an equation.
UNKNOWN, adjective. Not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source".
UNKNOWN, adjective. Being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor".
UNKNOWN, adjective. Not known to exist; "things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths".
UNKNOWN, adjective. Not famous or acclaimed; "an obscure family"; "unsung heroes of the war".
UNKNOWN, adjective. Not known before; "used many strange words"; "saw many strange faces in the crowd"; "don't let anyone unknown into the house".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca