Unequal

Definition of Unequal

Un`e´qual
a.1.Not equal; not matched; not of the same size, length, breadth, quantity, strength, talents, acquirements, age, station, or the like; as, the fingers are of unequal length; peers and commoners are unequal in rank.
2.Ill balanced or matched; disproportioned; hence, not equitable; partial; unjust; unfair.
Against unequal arms to fight in pain.
- Milton.
Jerome, a very unequal relator of the opinion of his adversaries.
- John Worthington.
To punish me for what you make me do
Seems much unequal.
- Shak.
3.Not uniform; not equable; irregular; uneven; as, unequal pulsations; an unequal poem.
4.Not adequate or sufficient; inferior; as, the man was unequal to the emergency; the timber was unequal to the sudden strain.
5.(Bot.) Not having the two sides or the parts symmetrical.

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