Pronunciation: (un-ē'kwul),[key] —adj. 1. not equal; not of the same quantity, quality, value, rank, ability, etc.: People are unequal in their capacities. 2. not adequate, as in amount, power, ability, etc. (usually fol. by to): strength unequal to the task. 3. not evenly proportioned or balanced; not having the parts alike or symmetrical: an unequal leaf. 4. uneven or variable in character, quality, etc.
5. Obs.inequitable; unfair; unjust.
—n. unequals,persons or things not equal to each other: a contest between obvious unequals.