(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. incognito, unrecognized, unperceived, unfamiliar. See obscurity, latency.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Not known; said of information ]
Syn. uncomprehended, unapprehended, undiscovered, untold, unexplained, unascertained, uninvestigated, unexplored, unheard of, unperceived, concealed, hidden, unrevealed.
Ant. known*, established, understood.
2. [Not known; said of people ]
Syn. alien, unfamiliar, not introduced, unheard of, obscure, foreign, strange, unacknowledged, anonymous, unnamed, ostracized, outcast, friendless, private, retired, aloof, out of the world, rusticated, forgotten.
3. [Not known; said of terrain ]
Syn. unexplored, far-off, remote, far, distant, foreign, undiscovered, exotic, hyperborean, transoceanic, transmarine, ultramontane, antipodal, at the far corners of the earth, faraway, at the uttermost ends of the earth, in parts unknown, outlandish, unheard-of, unfrequented, untraveled, desolate, desert, unvisited, legendary, strange, Atlantean.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
mysterious, undiscovered, hidden, secret, obscure, unrecognized, undetermined, unidentified, anonymous, unnamed, unexplored, uncharted, unfamiliar, unheard-of, strange, foreign, alien, dark.
ANT.: known, famous, celebrated, familiar
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Not known or not widely known by name: nameless, obscure, unheard-of. See KNOWLEDGE.

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