What is another word for unknown quantity?

Pronunciation: [ʌnnˈə͡ʊn kwˈɒntɪti] (IPA)

The term "unknown quantity" refers to something or someone that is not familiar or not understood. There are several synonyms for this phrase that can be used depending on the context. Some of these synonyms include "mystery," "enigma," "puzzle," "uncertainty," "unknown factor," and "dark horse." These terms imply that the object or individual in question is mysterious, obscure, and unfamiliar. They may also suggest that the information available is incomplete or uncertain. Depending on the context, different synonyms may be more appropriate to convey the intended meaning. Overall, they all refer to something or someone that needs to be further investigated or understood.

What are the hypernyms for Unknown quantity?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Unknown quantity?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for unknown quantity (as nouns)

Famous quotes with Unknown quantity

  • It's difficult to get started-when it comes to dealing with an unknown quantity, people are reluctant to trust their own opinion. It helps if two or three people give you a boost.
    Lyle Lovett
  • In any given society the Remnant are always so largely an unknown quantity.You do not know, and will never know, who the Remnant are, nor what they are doing or will do.
    Albert Jay Nock
  • Nobilities, indecencies, heroic impulses, cowardly ravings, good and bad, white and black — the mystery of mysteries, the central island of nescience in a sea of science, the dark spot in the lighted room of knowledge, the unknown quantity, the X in the universal problem.
    Frank Crane

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