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
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How to use unknown in a sentence?
It surprised me because there are so many things that we weren't able to focus on not only during the lunar EVA but in the entirety of Apollo 11, just by the nature of the story we were telling, we just couldn't go into every detail. So our through-line became -- especially at this part of the movie where it's the final emotional journey for Neil -- what were the private, unknown moments of Neil on the moon ?
The American experience stirred mankind from discovery to exploration. From the cautious quest for what they knew (or thought they knew) was out there, into an enthusiastic reaching to the unknown. These are two substantially different kinds of human enterprise.
The average woman would rather have beauty than brains, because the average man can usually see better than he can think! (unknown)
I came to the Olympic Games completely unknown. Nobody knew who Olga Korbut was, and overnight I became a big star.
This is all part of intellectual property strategy at play -- the seat and aircraft makers are trying to cover themselves for the future, which is unknown, and the regulations of the future which are also 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
- 알 수 없는Korean
- ignotus, ignoratus, incognitus, obscurus, nescitusLatin
- nepazīstams, svešsLatvian
- ongekend, onbekend, ongewetenDutch
- desconhecida, desconhecidoPortuguese
- obscur, neștiut, necunoscutRomanian
- nepoznata, непознатаSerbo-Croatian
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