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

Definition of unabated

: not abated : being at full strength or force

Other Words from unabated

unabatedly adverb

Examples of unabated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only in the late 1970s and early 1980s did income inequality begin to grow steadily worse, a trend that continues unabated today. Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 31 May 2022 As the economic bifurcation in the U.S. continues unabated, retailing is reacting and adjusting. Sanford Stein, Forbes, 2 May 2022 No wonder, then, that the cottage industry chronicling the Holmes saga continues unabated, even after the disgraced entrepreneur was convicted of fraud this year. Washington Post, 4 Feb. 2022 Drug dealing continued unabated, signaling that purveyors of fancy handbags were more important to the city than low-income families like the Salehs who were left to deal with the fallout. Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 June 2022 The Bank of Mexico raised interest rates in the face of rising inflation and tighter global monetary conditions, and hinted at the possibility of bigger increases in the future if inflation continues unabated. Anthony Harrup, WSJ, 12 May 2022 As the impasse continues unabated, blowing hot one day and cold the other, crude oil prices seem on way to keep their date with $100 per barrel. Rajrishi Singhal, Quartz, 10 Feb. 2022 Since then, Baalke vitriol continues unabated because of the belief that his presence may possibly sabotage Leftwich getting hired, along with the fans’ hope of Baalke being replaced. Gene Frenette, USA TODAY, 31 Jan. 2022 Two prominent Republicans have resigned, but GOP dominance continues unabated. Bryan Schott, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Jan. 2022 See More

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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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6 Jul 2022

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“Unabated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unabated. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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