un·​ques·​tioned | \ ˌən-ˈkwes-chənd How to pronounce unquestioned (audio) , -ˈkwesh-\

Definition of unquestioned

: not doubted or questioned unquestioned authority an assumption that has gone unquestioned a person of unquestioned integrity

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At that time, the prestige of Catholicism in Ireland was virtually unquestioned, and the nation’s public mores were in line with the teachings of the church. Francis X. Rocca, WSJ, "Sex Abuse to Cast Shadow Over Pope’s Ireland Visit," 23 Aug. 2018 But the entire situation played out in stark contrast to other top programs that have been able to placate two quarterbacks who could both be the unquestioned starters almost anywhere else. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, "Clemson Made a Change at Quarterback. It Almost Backfired Spectacularly.," 30 Sep. 2018 Even when Apple enjoyed unquestioned dominance in its markets, investors sensibly anticipated good times wouldn’t last forever. Amar Bhidé, WSJ, "Stock-Market Volatility Can Be Good for the Economy," 24 Dec. 2018 This is your unanimous, unquestioned, no-doubt No. 1 team in college basketball. Usa Today Sports, USA TODAY, "Love Cavaliers or not, Virginia is a worthy No. 1, title contender," 8 Mar. 2018 Which got the Hotline thinking (always dangerous): Is USC no longer the unquestioned coaching jewel of the Pac-12? Jon Wilner Pac-12 Hotline, The Seattle Times, "What’s the best job in the Pac-12? Even coaches say there’s an obvious hierarchy," 25 Oct. 2018 Bristol-Myers used to be the unquestioned leader in the field, but rivals such as Merck & Co. and Roche have caught up, both scientifically and commercially. Charley Grant, WSJ, "Bristol-Myers Faces a Costly Delay," 22 Oct. 2018 Live stream: Eligible subscribers can stream the SEC Network broadcast via WatchESPN. Related: Benny Snell is the unquestioned star of Kentucky's offense. Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal, "How to watch Kentucky football spring game: Game time, TV channel, streaming information," 13 Apr. 2018 Matthew Stafford is the unquestioned starter, and O'Korn's former Michigan teammate, Jake Rudock, and Matt Cassel are vying for the backup job. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Ex-Michigan QB John O'Korn to attend Detroit Lions' rookie camp," 29 Apr. 2018

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1604, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unquestioned

: not doubted or questioned

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