unmistakable

adjective
un·​mis·​tak·​able | \ ˌən-mə-ˈstā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unmistakable (audio) \

Definition of unmistakable

: not capable of being mistaken or misunderstood : clear

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Other Words from unmistakable

unmistakably \ ˌən-​mə-​ˈstā-​kə-​blē How to pronounce unmistakably (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unmistakable in a Sentence

a glint in his eye that was an unmistakable expression of greed
Recent Examples on the Web While department officials anonymously denied any connection between their actions and the president’s tweet to The New York Times and The Washington Post, the timing was unmistakable. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "Trump’s Conquest of the Department of Justice is Complete," 11 Feb. 2020 Combining original Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie’s unmistakable design sense with the cartoon aesthetic of The Clone Wars (2008), Rebels introduced an all-new cast of heroes fighting back against the oppressive Galactic Empire. Alex Kane, USA TODAY, "How to watch Star Wars Rebels," 12 Nov. 2019 Scored for horn, two trumpets, trombone and percussion, the work was predicated on overlapping lines, bent pitches, blurred ensemble textures and an unmistakable sense of rhythmic freedom. Howard Reich, chicagotribune.com, "CSO’s MusicNOW review: Welcome new sounds from Eliza Brown and Wang Lu," 8 Oct. 2019 There is an unmistakable sense of opportunism in the air, and a touch of imagination. Rob Mahoney, SI.com, "A New Era for the Warriors Means a New Era for the NBA," 18 July 2019 All-natural hallucinogens are consumed, long silences are observed and only after a while is there any shedding of blood, in a moment whose terror is held in check — and also strangely intensified — by an unmistakable sense of awe. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: In the unsettling ‘Midsommar,’ the nightmare unfolds in broad daylight," 3 July 2019 All-natural hallucinogens are consumed, long silences are observed and only after a while is there any shedding of blood, in a moment whose terror is held in check — and also strangely intensified — by an unmistakable sense of awe. Justin Chang, latimes.com, "Review: In the unsettling ‘Midsommar,’ the nightmare unfolds in broad daylight," 1 July 2019 Press the accelerator to the floor, bend the steering wheel into a sweeper, or bomb over a lumpy patch of pavement, and the family resemblance is unmistakable. Eric Tingwall, Car and Driver, "Porsche's Taycan Turbo S Redefines Quick for Performance Sedans," 29 Jan. 2020 Despite Sanders’ ascent, the combined strength of the moderate candidates is unmistakable. Jonathan Martin, BostonGlobe.com, "Sanders seizes lead in volatile Iowa race, Times poll finds," 25 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of unmistakable

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmistakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmistakable. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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unmistakable

adjective
How to pronounce unmistakable (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of unmistakable

: not capable of being mistaken or misunderstood

unmistakable

adjective
un·​mis·​tak·​able | \ ˌən-mə-ˈstā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unmistakable (audio) \

Kids Definition of unmistakable

: impossible to mistake for anything else We smelled the unmistakable odor of a skunk.

Other Words from unmistakable

unmistakably \ -​blē \ adverb

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