unexcelled

adjective

un·​ex·​celled ˌən-ik-ˈseld How to pronounce unexcelled (audio)
: incapable of being bettered or improved upon : unsurpassed, superb
unexcelled craftsmanship
an unexcelled performance
a landscape unexcelled in its beauty
The mess of brains given me by the Great Wizard is considered by my friends to be unexcelled.L. Frank Baum

Examples of unexcelled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since many computers contain personal data and are accessible from distant terminals, they are viewed as an unexcelled means of assembling large amounts of information about an individual or a group. Mark Fischetti, Scientific American, 1 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unexcelled was circa 1800

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“Unexcelled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexcelled. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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