unparalleled

adjective
un·​par·​al·​leled | \ ˌən-ˈper-ə-ˌleld How to pronounce unparalleled (audio) , -ləld, -ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of unparalleled

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

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of unparalleled in a Sentence

War crimes of this type are unparalleled in history. The new telescope offers an unparalleled opportunity to conduct research. Her knowledge of the subject is unparalleled.
See More

Recent Examples on the Web

The temperatures are guaranteed to be lower, and the views are unparalleled. Stepfanie Romine, USA TODAY, "7 reasons why the summer season is the best time to visit Palm Springs," 4 June 2019 The Underwater Great Wall could give unparalleled ability to locate submarines in the area and attack them with weapons like the Yu-8 missile, a weapon designed to make up for China’s dearth of submarine hardware. David Hambling, Popular Mechanics, "What You Need to Know About the South China Sea, the World's Next Hot Spot," 27 Feb. 2019 Vitti recommends flax for its unparalleled estrogen-breaking-down abilities. Tina Ferraro, Teen Vogue, "Period Blood Color Guide: What Colored Blood Means For Your Health," 9 Aug. 2018 The bonds are unbreakable, the impact indelible and the shared experiences unparalleled — for me too. David Haugh, chicagotribune.com, "Thanks, hockey, for making my son stronger and helping fathers understand kids a little better," 15 June 2018 The boutique mixes luxury consignment with retail overstock to create an unparalleled luxury shopping experience, all at up to 90 percent off retail prices. Patricia Dillon, Houston Chronicle, "Business Briefs," 24 Mar. 2018 Insomniac, known for its unparalleled music festival experience and globally renowned production, will bring North America's largest dance-music festival to Shanghai on April 29-30. Billboard Radio China, Billboard, "Electric Daisy Carnival Coming to China in April," 2 Feb. 2018 The highest hotel in the metropolis, located at one of its most esteemed addresses, and offering an unparalleled experience, The Reverie Saigon is poised to introduce a bold, all- new brand of luxury to Vietnam for the first time. Town & Country, "These Are the 83 Top Hotels Around the World," 6 Oct. 2016 These satellites relay position, navigation and timing signals to cell phones, car navigation systems, and ships at sea 24/7 across the globe, providing location and navigation detail with unparalleled accuracy. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Report: Russia Engaging in Widespread Satellite Navigation Spoofing," 3 Apr. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'unparalleled.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of unparalleled

1601, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about unparalleled

Statistics for unparalleled

Last Updated

11 Jun 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for unparalleled

The first known use of unparalleled was in 1601

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for unparalleled

unparalleled

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unparalleled

formal
: not found elsewhere : never seen or experienced before
: having no equal : better or greater than anyone or anything else

unparalleled

adjective
un·​par·​al·​leled | \ ˌən-ˈper-ə-ˌleld How to pronounce unparalleled (audio) \

Kids Definition of unparalleled

: having no counterpart or equal an unparalleled celebration

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on unparalleled

What made you want to look up unparalleled? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

showing courage and determination

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!