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 for uneven
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     2. Not equal; not of equal length.
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              Hebrew verse consists of uneven feet. --Peacham.
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     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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  uneven
      adj 1: not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an
             uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood
             with an uneven grain" [ant: even]
      2: (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as
         opponents; "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the
         church" [syn: mismatched, uneven]
      3: not divisible by two [syn: odd, uneven] [ant: even]
      4: variable and recurring at irregular intervals ; "an uneven
         gait"; "uneven spacing"
      5: lacking consistency; "the golfer hit the ball well but his
         putting was spotty" [syn: spotty, uneven, scratchy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  185 Moby Thesaurus words for "uneven":
     adulterated, asperous, asymmetric, blemished, broken, bumpy,
     capricious, careening, catchy, changeable, changing, choppy,
     coarse, coarse-grained, corrugated, craggy, cross-grained, damaged,
     defective, deficient, desultory, deviating, deviative, deviatory,
     different, differing, disconnected, discontinuous, discrepant,
     disorderly, disparate, disproportionate, divaricate, divergent,
     diversified, diversiform, eccentric, erose, erratic, erroneous,
     fallible, faulty, fitful, flickering, fluctuating, found wanting,
     grainy, granulated, guttering, halting, harsh, herky-jerky,
     heteroclite, homespun, horripilant, ill-matched, ill-sorted,
     illegal, immature, immethodical, impaired, imperfect, imprecise,
     impulsive, impure, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete,
     inconsistent, inconstant, inequal, inequitable, inexact,
     iniquitous, insufficient, intermittent, intermitting, irregular,
     jagged, jerky, jolty, lacking, linsey-woolsey, lurching, makeshift,
     mediocre, mercurial, mismatched, mixed, motley, mutable,
     nonconformist, nonstandard, nonsymmetrical, nonuniform,
     not perfect, odd, off, off-balance, out of proportion,
     overbalanced, partial, patchy, pimply, pitted, pluralistic, pocky,
     potholed, ragged, rambling, rank, ripply, rough, rough-cast,
     rough-grained, rough-hewn, ruffled, rugged, rutted, rutty,
     scabrous, scraggy, scrappy, shagged, shaggy, short, sketchy, skew,
     skewed, snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, sporadic,
     spotty, staggering, textured, unbalanced, uncertain, undeserved,
     undeveloped, undue, unequable, unequal, unequitable, unfinished,
     unjust, unkempt, unlawful, unlevel, unmeet, unmerited,
     unmethodical, unmetrical, unorthodox, unperfected, unpolished,
     unrefined, unregular, unrhythmical, unrightful, unsettled,
     unsmooth, unsound, unstable, unsteady, unsymmetrical, unsystematic,
     unthorough, ununiform, variable, variegated, variform, various,
     varying, veering, wandering, wanting, wavering, wimpled, wobbling,
     wobbly, wrong, wrongful
  
  

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