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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her performance in the Olympics was an unexampled display of athletic prowess

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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, "Column: Kaiser’s bitter contract talks could jeopardize its 20-year partnership with labor," 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, "The Bloody End of the Islamic State's Utopian Dream," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unexampled

1610, in the meaning defined above

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