unexampled

adjective
un·​ex·​am·​pled | \ ˌən-ig-ˈzam-pəld How to pronounce unexampled (audio) \

Definition of unexampled

: having no example or parallel : unprecedented his ardent attachment and … unexampled passion— Jane Austen

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Examples of unexampled in a Sentence

her performance in the Olympics was an unexampled display of athletic prowess
Recent Examples on the Web These were posts, by the way, in which Kelly showed no compunction about advancing immigration policies of unexampled cruelty. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 30 Oct. 2020 In the broadest terms, what’s at issue are the strategy and tactics of organized labor at a time when unions are reckoning with a long slide in their membership and facing unexampled hostility from the federal government and many state governments. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2019 But a war in which most of the enemy is considered beyond any possible surrender or political solution, and must be killed to the last man, is an extraordinary thing, unexampled in American history since the Indian Wars. Graeme Wood, The Atlantic, 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unexampled

1610, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unexampled was in 1610

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“Unexampled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexampled. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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