un·​chal·​lenged | \ ˌən-ˈcha-lənjd How to pronounce unchallenged (audio) \

Definition of unchallenged

: not questioned, disputed, or opposed : not challenged an unchallenged assumption unchallenged authority … modes of thinking that have gone unchallenged since the time of Newton, Descartes, and even Aristotle.— James Bailey

Examples of unchallenged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under normal circumstances, Feldman says, these laws would be largely unchallenged. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2022 Other county offices will be unchallenged by Democrats in November including county sheriff, clerk, coroner, assessor and county commissioner. John Tuohy, The Indianapolis Star, 6 July 2022 On the Democratic side, the state's two-term attorney general, Josh Shapiro, is unchallenged in his gubernatorial bid. Marc Levy, BostonGlobe.com, 17 May 2022 On the Democratic side, the state’s two-term attorney general, Josh Shapiro, is unchallenged in his gubernatorial bid. Marc Levy And Gary D. Robertson, Anchorage Daily News, 16 May 2022 With Angela Merkel gone and the unimpressive Scholz in her place, Macron is emerging as a clear leader within Europe, not unchallenged, but a vigorous and empowered champion of the EU. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, 24 Apr. 2022 This may leave them feeling underutilized and unchallenged. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 16 Aug. 2022 Nationally, Johnny Carson was the undisputed and virtually unchallenged King of Late Night. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Aug. 2022 By adding more and more affiliated labels, Mr. Ostin gained enough muscle to take on the music industry’s unchallenged market behemoth at the time, CBS Records. New York Times, 1 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unchallenged

circa 1639, in the meaning defined above

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“Unchallenged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unchallenged. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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