1. in a messy, untidy manner

    Synonyms : messily


  1. lacking dignity

    Antonyms : dignified


  1. continuing in time or space without interruption

    Synonyms : continuous
    Examples :
    • moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
  2. having undisturbed continuity

    Examples :
    • a convalescent needs uninterrupted sleep


  1. lacking in sympathy and kindness

    Synonyms : unkindly
  2. (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings

    Synonyms : unappealing, unlikable, unlikeable
    Antonyms : sympathetic
    Examples :
    • all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic
  3. not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

    Synonyms : disagreeable
    Examples :
    • a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him
  4. not having an open mind

    Synonyms : closed
  5. not sympathetic or disposed toward

    Antonyms : sympathetic
    Examples :
    • unsympathetic officialdom
    • people unsympathetic to the revolution
    • his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic


  1. corresponding exactly

    Type Of : agreement, accord
    Examples :
    • marching in unison
  2. (music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves

    Type Of : sound
    Examples :
    • singing in unison
  3. occurring together or simultaneously

    Type Of : concurrence, conjunction, coincidence, co-occurrence
    Examples :
    • the two spoke in unison


  1. become one

    Synonyms : merge, unite
    Antonyms : disunify
    Type Of : integrate
  2. join or combine

    Synonyms : merge, unite
    Type Of : modify, alter, change
  3. to bring or combine together or with something else

    Synonyms : amalgamate, commix, mingle, mix
    Type Of : alter, modify, change
  4. bring together for a common purpose or action or ideology or in a shared situation

    Synonyms : unite
    Type Of : alter, modify, change
  5. act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

    Synonyms : unite
    Type Of : fall in, join, get together


  1. marked by disregard for critical standards or procedures

    Synonyms : noncritical
    Antonyms : critical
    Examples :
    • news sources reflected uncritical estimates of the number of juvenile addicts
  2. not critical; not tending to find or call attention to errors

    Antonyms : critical
    Examples :
    • a devoted and almost uncritical admirer


  1. make too low an estimate of

    Synonyms : underrate
    Antonyms : overestimate
    Type Of : misjudge
    Examples :
    • he underestimated the work that went into the renovation
    • Don't underestimate the danger of such a raft trip on this river
  2. assign too low a value to

    Synonyms : undervalue
    Antonyms : overestimate
    Type Of : value
    Examples :
    • Don't underestimate the value of this heirloom-you may sell it at a good price
  3. make a deliberately low estimate

    Synonyms : lowball
    Type Of : judge, gauge, guess, estimate, approximate
  4. an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value

    Synonyms : underestimation, underrating, underreckoning
    Type Of : approximation, estimate, estimation, idea


  1. an official at a baseball game

    Synonyms : ump
    Type Of : official
  2. someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

    Synonyms : arbiter, arbitrator
    Type Of : evaluator, judge
    Examples :
    • an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case
  3. be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

    Synonyms : referee
    Type Of : judge


  1. a husband who murders his wife

    Type Of : hubby, husband, married man
  2. the murder of a wife by her husband

    Type Of : execution, murder, slaying