Vocabulary (U)

Serial Word Meaning
1 ubiquitous adj. Being present everywhere
2 ulterior adj. Not so pertinent as something else to the matter spoken of
3 ultimate adj. Beyond which there is nothing else
4 ultimatum n. A final statement or proposal, as concerning terms or conditions
5 ultramundane adj. Pertaining to supernatural things or to another life
6 ultramontane adj. Beyond the mountains, especially beyond the Alps (that is, on their Italian side)
7 umbrage n. A sense of injury
8 unaccountable adj. Inexplicable
9 unaffected adj. Sincere
10 unanimous adj. Sharing the same views or sentiments
11 unanimity n. The state or quality of being of one mind
12 unavoidable adj. Inevitable
13 unbearable adj. Unendurable
14 unbecoming adj. Unsuited to the wearer, place, or surroundings
15 unbelief n. Doubt
16 unbiased adj. Impartial, as judgment
17 unbridled adj. Being without restraint
18 uncommon adj. Rare
19 unconscionable adj. Ridiculously or unjustly excessive
20 unconscious adj. Not cognizant of objects, actions, etc
21 unction n. The art of anointing as with oil
22 unctuous adj. Oily
23 undeceive v. To free from deception, as by apprising of the real state of affairs
24 undercharge v. To make an inadequate charge for
25 underexposed adj. Insufficiently exposed for proper or full development, as negatives in photography
26 undergarment n. A garment to be worn under the ordinary outer garments
27 underman v. To equip with less than the full complement of men
28 undersell v. To sell at a lower price than
29 undersized adj. Of less than the customary size
30 underhanded adj. Clandestinely carried on
31 underlie v. To be the ground or support of
32 underling n. A subordinate
33 undermine v. To subvert in an underhand way
34 underrate v. To undervalue
35 understate v. To fail to put strongly enough, as a case
36 undervalue v. To underestimate
37 underworld n. Hades
38 underwrite v. To issue or be party to the issue of a policy of insurance
39 undue adj. More than sufficient
40 undulate v. To move like a wave or in waves
41 undulous adj. Resembling waves
42 unfavorable adj. Adverse
43 ungainly adj. Clumsy
44 unguent n. Any ointment or lubricant for local application
45 unicellular adj. Consisting of a single cell
46 univalence n. Monovalency
47 unify v. To cause to be one
48 unique adj. Being the only one of its kind
49 unison n. A condition of perfect agreement and accord
50 unisonant adj. Being in a condition of perfect agreement and accord
51 Unitarian adj. Pertaining to a religious body that rejects the doctrine of the Trinity
52 unlawful adj. Illegal
53 unlimited adj. Unconstrained
54 unnatural adj. Artificial
55 unnecessary adj. Not essential under the circumstances
56 unsettle v. To put into confusion
57 unsophisticated adj. Showing inexperience
58 unspeakable adj. Abominable
59 untimely adj. Unseasonable
60 untoward adj. Causing annoyance or hindrance
61 unutterable adj. Inexpressible
62 unwieldy adj. Moved or managed with difficulty, as from great size or awkward shape
63 unwise adj. Foolish
64 unyoke v. To separate
65 up-keep n. Maintenance
66 upbraid v. To reproach as deserving blame
67 upcast n. A throwing upward
68 upheaval n. Overthrow or violent disturbance of established order or condition
69 upheave v. To raise or lift with effort
70 uppermost adj. First in order of precedence
71 uproarious adj. Noisy
72 uproot v. To eradicate
73 upturn v. To throw into confusion
74 urban adj. Of, or pertaining to, or like a city
75 urbanity n. Refined or elegant courtesy
76 urchin n. A roguish, mischievous boy
77 urgency n. The pressure of necessity
78 usage n. Treatment
79 usurious adj. Taking unlawful or exorbitant interest on money loaned
80 usurp v. To take possession of by force
81 usury n. The demanding for the use of money as a loan, a rate of interest beyond what is allowed by law
82 utilitarianism n. The ethical doctrine that actions are right because they are useful or of beneficial tendency
83 utility n. Fitness for some desirable practical purpose
84 utmost n. The greatest possible extent