unparalleled

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adjective un·par·al·leled \ ˌən-ˈper-ə-ˌleld , -ləld , -ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of unparalleled

:having no parallel; especially :having no equal or match :unique in kind or quality

Examples of unparalleled in a Sentence

  1. War crimes of this type are unparalleled in history.

  2. The new telescope offers an unparalleled opportunity to conduct research.

  3. Her knowledge of the subject is unparalleled.

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First Known Use of unparalleled

1601

unparalleled Synonyms

Synonyms
incomparable, inimitable, matchless, nonpareil, peerless, unequaled (or unequalled), unexampled, unmatched, only, unrivaled (or unrivalled), unsurpassable, unsurpassed
Related Words
alone, singular, unique; exceptional, extraordinary, rare, uncommon, unusual; A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, excellent, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, wizard [chiefly British], wonderful; better, preferred; exceptional, fancy, high-grade, special
Near Antonyms
common, commonplace, everyday, familiar, frequent, garden, household, normal, ordinary, routine, ubiquitous, usual; inferior, lesser, worse, worst; bad, bastard, bush, bush-league, deficient, depressed, dissatisfactory, ill, inferior, lame, lousy, low, lower, off, paltry, poor, punk, substandard, unacceptable, unsatisfactory, wanting; low-grade, substandard; mediocre, second-class, second-rate; atrocious, awful, execrable, pathetic, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

UNPARALLELED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unparalleled for English Language Learners

  • : not found elsewhere : never seen or experienced before

  • : having no equal : better or greater than anyone or anything else


UNPARALLELED Defined for Kids

unparalleled

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adjective un·par·al·leled \ ˌən-ˈper-ə-ˌleld \

Definition of unparalleled for Students

:having no counterpart or equal
  • an unparalleled celebration


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