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

Examples of unabated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As questions percolated about HQ’s management, its trivia app’s growth continued unabated. Kurt Wagner, Bloomberg.com, "Inside the Seething Boardroom Drama That Poisoned HQ Trivia," 8 May 2020 But more than a week after Trump’s order, closures have continued unabated, the media outlets found. Sarah Brookbank, Cincinnati.com, "Operation American Resolve Ohio flyby, Amy Acton power, when Ohio restaurants reopen, Kentucky travel ban," 7 May 2020 The purge has continued unabated even during the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed about 65,000 lives in the United States. Peter Baker, New York Times, "Trump Moves to Replace Watchdog Who Identified Critical Medical Shortages," 1 May 2020 Travel influencers -- the app’s famous authorities on the most ’grammable sunsets and resorts -- are continuing their posts unabated. Sarah Frier, Bloomberg.com, "Instagram Versus Reality: Travel Influencers Gloss Over Coronavirus," 29 Apr. 2020 Though the coronavirus pandemic is the focus of our anxiety today, climate change is continuing unabated in the meantime. Jim Morrison, Washington Post, "Climate Change Turns the Tide on Waterfront Living," 13 Apr. 2020 In Syria, Yemen, Libya, Afghanistan, Mali and Colombia, among other hot spots, fighting continues unabated. Rick Gladstone, New York Times, "U.N. Security Council ‘Missing In Action’ in Coronavirus Fight," 2 Apr. 2020 Many African countries have closed their borders and introduced curfews and confinement rules, but some conflicts are continuing unabated, already straining nations’ health care systems with some even destroyed, the group added. NBC News, "Photo: Italy honors its dead with minute of silence," 31 Mar. 2020 Lines formed for free food, and panic shopping at H-E-Bs continued unabated. Greg Jefferson, ExpressNews.com, "Jefferson: Empty sidewalks, eerie silence on San Antonio’s River Walk amid coronavirus outbreak," 20 Mar. 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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18 May 2020

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“Unabated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unabated. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unabated

: continuing at full strength or force without becoming weaker

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