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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unabatedly adverb

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Erickson’s drug use continued unabated and became a strain on his mental health. Tom Maxwell, Longreads, "Remembering Roky Erickson," 7 June 2019 Russia’s attack on our election in 2016 used new weapons in a far broader confrontation that has more or less raged since 1917 and that will continue unabated. Hugh Hewitt, Twin Cities, "Hugh Hewitt: America’s enemies are on notice about this president," 5 June 2019 Step one is to admit that the war on drugs is doomed to failure in the face of unabated American drug consumption and U.S. government funding for corruptos. Mary Anastasia O’grady, WSJ, "The Drug War and the Caravan," 11 Nov. 2018 That leaves two possibilities: either a) the superdelegates step in after the primaries and declare a TKO or b) the slugfest continues for unabated for 80 days, until the convention in Denver finally, mercifully ends their (and our) suffering. Newsweek, "Analysis," 14 Mar. 2018 Rain is supposed to start late in the morning and continue unabated for the remainder of the day. John Cherwa, latimes.com, "McKinzie, Bolt D'Oro square off in San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita," 9 Mar. 2018 Even when Facebook announced major privacy reforms in 2014, many of these partnerships continued unabated. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Facebook Allowed Corporate Partners to Access Private Messages," 19 Dec. 2018 The dissonance for fans was that United’s commercial success continued unabated. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "Mourinho Fired From Manchester United as Premier League Heavyweights Struggle," 18 Dec. 2018 On air, the stories continue unabated, and Facebook, posts continue to appear. Bijan Stephen, The Verge, "Fox News wants everyone else to tell Twitter how mad it is at Twitter," 15 Nov. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of unabated

: continuing at full strength or force without becoming weaker

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