unmatchable

adjective
un·​match·​able | \ ˌən-ˈma-chə-bəl How to pronounce unmatchable (audio) \

Definition of unmatchable

: not matchable especially : incomparable, unequaled … state the issue with unmatchable clarity. — R. M. Goldman unmatchable beauty That island of England breeds very valiant creatures; their mastiffs are of unmatchable courage. — William Shakespeare

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Other Words from unmatchable

unmatchably \ ˌən-​ˈma-​chə-​blē How to pronounce unmatchably (audio) \ adverb
unmatchably beautiful

Examples of unmatchable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nelson said the move was both unexpected and unmatchable — and agreed with Prosser’s assessment. Matt Tunseth, Anchorage Daily News, "Fast times at Bartlett High: Prosser breaks course record at smokin’ fast cross country meet," 1 Sep. 2019 Being undersized, and the heart of them as a champion was unmatchable. David Hinojosa, ExpressNews.com, "E-N Sportswoman of the Year: Corrales leads Judson to historic run," 30 Dec. 2019 When March rolls around, the tournament is still going to have 68 teams and sell out arenas and produce moments of unmatchable drama. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, "Opinion: With James Wiseman departure from Memphis, yet another top talent is driven away from NCAA tournament," 19 Dec. 2019 Tokyo, Japan Topping our list of world cities yet again, Tokyo continues to thrill with its contradictions: ultra-modern, neon skyscrapers and tranquil temples, unmatchable street style and centuries-old etiquette. Valerie Marino, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Cities in the World: 2019 Readers' Choice Awards," 7 Oct. 2019 But aside from Meyer’s unmatchable 12-0 debut in 2012, almost every OSU coach has lost some in Year 1. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland.com, "Ryan Day’s balance between high standards and realism: ‘You can’t drive with no brakes’ -- Doug Lesmerises," 18 July 2019 The 23-year-old Japanese skater’s programs are sheer, unmatchable beauty. The Si Staff, SI.com, "The Best, Worst and Weirdest Moments From Every Sport at the 2018 Olympic Games," 24 Feb. 2018 Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, last year's recipient, probably set the bar too high with his unmatchable historic season. Chris Fedor, cleveland.com, "LeBron James' MVP chances have increased significantly with James Harden's injury: Chris Fedor," 6 Jan. 2018 His teammates on the once-fabled Jamaican sprint squad were far from unmatchable, too. Usa Today Sports, USA TODAY, "Usain Bolt pulls up hurt in 4x100-meter relay, his final track event," 12 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unmatchable

1544, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmatchable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmatchable. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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