unabated

adjective
un·​abat·​ed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈbā-təd How to pronounce unabated (audio) \

Definition of unabated

: not abated : being at full strength or force

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Other Words from unabated

unabatedly adverb

Examples of unabated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lingering concern is whether P.1 is a portent of what could happen if the pandemic continues unabated. Luke Taylor, Scientific American, "A City in Brazil’s Amazon Rain Forest Is a Stark Warning about COVID to the Rest of the World," 29 Mar. 2021 The two public mass shootings in such close succession were a painful reminder that with the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, the American epidemic of gun violence continues unabated. People Staff, PEOPLE.com, "A Loving Grandmother, a Hero Officer, an 'Angel': Here Are the Victims of the Boulder Mass Shooting," 23 Mar. 2021 Another possibility is that the exit continues unabated, but the value of the startup is demonstrably downgraded. Lance Eliot, Forbes, "Using The Cloud To Bootstrap Your Autonomous Vehicles Startup," 9 Mar. 2021 Allen's filmmaking career, meanwhile, went on unabated for the next two decades. Tyler Aquilina, EW.com, "What we learned from the Allen v. Farrow finale: 'Every message of support has been a gift'," 15 Mar. 2021 But as the fallout of the pandemic continues largely unabated, that collective $1.3 trillion economic opportunity is fading in the rearview mirror. Katica Roy, Fortune, "Want to step up as a stakeholder capitalist? Start by measuring up on diversity," 25 Feb. 2021 An investigation into the fire at the public housing block, which was home to many lower-income residents, found that the flames spread unabated because of the tower’s cladding, a combustible aluminum composite material covering the exterior. Megan Specia, New York Times, "Disabled Apartment Owners Fear Fire Traps in Aftermath of Grenfell Disaster," 24 Feb. 2021 Plenty of people agree with Rice, and health experts acknowledge those views are powering soaring COVID-19 infection rates, especially in parts of the rural Midwest where the disease is spreading unabated and threatening to overwhelm hospitals. Grant Shulte, Anchorage Daily News, "Surging virus cases get a shrug in many Midwestern towns," 14 Nov. 2020 Plenty of people agree with Rice, and health experts acknowledge those views are powering soaring COVID-19 infection rates, especially in parts of the rural Midwest where the disease is spreading unabated and threatening to overwhelm hospitals. Grant Schulte, chicagotribune.com, "In rural areas with surging COVID-19 cases, masks are rare and concern levels low," 14 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of unabated

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unabated was circa 1611

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12 Apr 2021

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“Unabated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unabated. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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unabated

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unabated

: continuing at full strength or force without becoming weaker

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