Uneven Un*e"ven, a. [AS. unefen. See {Un-} not, and {Even}, a.] 1. Not even; not level; not uniform; rough; as, an uneven road or way; uneven ground. [1913 Webster]

2. Not equal; not of equal length. [1913 Webster]

Hebrew verse consists of uneven feet. --Peacham. [1913 Webster]

3. Not divisible by two without a remainder; odd; -- said of numbers; as, 3, 7, and 11 are uneven numbers. [1913 Webster] {Un*e"ven*ly}, adv. -- {Un*e"ven*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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