Definition of unevenness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ʌnˈiːvnnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈiːvnnəs//
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  1. 1the fact that something does not have the same quality in all parts The general unevenness of the flm is evident in the way the plot develops.
  2. 2the fact of not being equal or the same for each person, team, place, etc. There is unevenness in the treatment of subjects in the catalogue.
  3. 3the fact that two people or teams are not equally balanced or of an equal standard The unevenness of the competition seems unfair.
  4. 4the fact of not being level, smooth or flat There's a bit of unevenness in the road.
  5. 5the fact of not following a regular pattern or of not having a regular size and shape synonym irregularity (3) the unevenness of the bricks
  6. opposite evenness