Public and Unknown


Public adjective - Held by or applicable to a majority of the people.
Usage example: public sentiment was against the war

Unknown is an antonym for public in topics: known, community.


Unknown adjective - Happening or existing without one's knowledge.

Public is an antonym for unknown.

Nearby Words: unknowable, unknowing

Both words in one sentence

  • The Masquerade: Tyr√≥mairon has taken great steps to ensure that his identity as an Oikoumene is unknown in the eyes of the public.
  • Hero Killer: At the time of his match with Milo Savage, judo was relatively unknown to the public while boxing was huge.
  • As of now, the cartoon "Itsy Bitsy Spider" is virtually unknown by the public expect for those who grew up in the 90's, and home media releases are not certain.
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