2. illegitimate, born out of wedlock, baseborn, misbegotten, misbegot, spurious; fatherless, unfathered, bastard; adulterine, adulterous, Inf. love; natural, common-law.
unlike, adj. 1. different, dissimilar, unalike, unidentical, nonidentical, (of twins) fraternal; bearing no resemblance whatsoever, as different as night and day; distinct, distinguishable, disparate, contradistinct, contrastive, contrary; diverse, divergent, variant, very far apart; incongruous, inconsonant, inharmonious, discordant, incompatible, ill-matched; unequal, nonequivalent, uncomparable, incommensurable, incommensurate, like apples and oranges, two completely different things. -prep. 2. different from, dissimilar to, bearing no resemblance to; distinct from, distinguishable from, in direct contrast to.
3. uncharacteristic of, atypical of, untypical of; unusual for, something new for, abnormal for, peculiar for, strange for; out of the ordinary for, extraordinary for, remarkable for.
unlikelihood, n. improbability, unlikeliness, a ghost of or a Chinaman's chance, small or little chance, poor prospect, remote possibility, long shot, long odds; doubtfulness, dubiousness, questionableness, ques-tionability; implausibility, incredibility, incredibleness, unbelievability, unbelievableness; unthinkability, unthinkableness, unimaginableness, inconceivableness, inconceivability.
unlikely, adj. 1. improbable, not likely to happen, highly unlikely; having little chance, having a Chinaman's or a ghost of a chance, remote, slight, faint; doubtful, dubious, contrary to expectation; implausible, incredible, unbelievable, Inf. fishy; inconceivable, unthinkable, unimaginable, out of the question.
2. unpromising, unfavorable, unpropitious, inauspicious, ominous, ill-omened, foreboding, ill-boding, ill-starred, doomed; questionable, highly questionable, uncertain, unsure.
unlimited, adj. 1. unrestricted, unconstrained, unstinted, unchecked, uncircumscribed, unconfined; uncontrolled, unrestrained, unhampered, unhindered, untrammeled, unfettered.
2. limitless, illimitable, boundless, unbounded, shoreless; immense, vast, great, extensive; incalculable, undetermined, indeterminate, indefinite, undefined; immeasurable, measureless, beyond measure, innumerable, numberless, myriad, countless, untold, uncounted; infinite, endless, without end, unending, never-ending, interminable, inexhaustible; unceasing, constant, uninterrupted, perpetual, eternal; enduring, everlasting, permanent.
3. unqualified, unconditional, absolute, full, total, complete, entire, plenary; unquestioned, arbitrary, despotic, tyrannical.
unload, v. 1. remove cargo or freight, Naut. break bulk, unlade, unburden, disburden; empty, dump, jettison, fling away, discard, dispose of, cast off; unship, discharge; unpack; transfer.
2. disencumber, lighten one's load, relieve, alleviate; free, extricate, disengage, disembarrass, disentangle, unsnarl, disembroil; ease, set at ease, set one's mind at ease or rest, take a load off one's mind, uplift, buoy up.
unlock, v. open, give access to, unbolt, unlatch, unbar, spring, jimmy; unfasten, undo, unhasp, unpin, unbind, untie; release, disengage, free; disconnect, disjoin, separate, part, divide.
unlooked-for, adj. unforeseen, unexpected, unanticipated, unhoped-for, unpredicted, unthought of; sudden, abrupt, precipitate, out-of-the-blue; surprise, surprising, astonishing, startling; unwonted, unusual, unpredictable; accidental, undesigned, unintentional, unintended, unpurposed; fortuitous, chance, incidental; untimely, unseasonable.