unmatched

adjective

un·​matched ˌən-ˈmacht How to pronounce unmatched (audio)
1
: not matched or equaled
a product of unmatched quality
… infamy … unmatched in the Western world.H. E. Rieseberg
an actress with unmatched sex appeal
… Lincoln's unmatched political and human knowledge.David Bromwich
2
: not matching : not of the same type
We sat on old, unmatched, brightly painted kitchen chairs …Alice Munro
wearing a pair of unmatched socks

Examples of unmatched in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her long lines are perfection and her curiosity and exploration of space is unmatched. Heide Janssen, Orange County Register, 17 Mar. 2024 Now you are armed with the strategies to make your app a standout and achieve unmatched success. Sai Karra, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 Inspired by the staggering beauty and unmatched charm of the Sierra Nevada, Kingsbury Estates in the quaint picturesque town of Gardnerville in Nevada delivers beautiful homes, astounding views, and a relaxed atmosphere. Bang Advertising Staff and Correspondents, The Mercury News, 22 Feb. 2024 From Sorenstam’s historic 59 – the lowest-scoring game ever during a women’s competition – to her 90 international wins, her professional legacy is unmatched. Michelle Cohan, CNN, 7 Mar. 2024 His comedic brilliance, wit and talent were unmatched. Jp Mangalindan, Peoplemag, 4 Mar. 2024 Kinsley Murray:This 'unmatched' rendition of the national anthem started in Indianapolis and went viral Dad does the styling and hair. The Indianapolis Star, 2 Mar. 2024 Sam Liccardo has a track record of successfully dealing with the multifaceted demands of 2024 unmatched by any other candidate in this election. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 1 Mar. 2024 The rate at which this technology transforms the world around us and continuously upgrades itself is unmatched by any prior technological innovation. Q Hamirani, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmatched was in 1548

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“Unmatched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmatched. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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