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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Recent Examples on the Web Schroder can play Friday when the Lakers host struggling Portland at Staples Center, an unquestioned lift for a team looking for one. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, "Worn-out Lakers need adjustment, especially from long range," 25 Feb. 2021 Little of Test Pattern’s set-up, in other words, is allowed to remain unquestioned. K. Austin Collins, Rolling Stone, "‘Test Pattern’ Is a Masterclass in Body Language," 24 Feb. 2021 After her unquestioned success as a child actor — both in the dark roles of Scorsese and the friendliness of Disney films — Foster took some chances with two films in 1980 right before enrolling at Yale. Tim Grierson, Vulture, "Every Jodie Foster Movie Performance, Ranked," 19 Feb. 2021 His book American Crisis: Leadership Lessons From the Covid-19 Pandemic presented his response to the virus as an unquestioned success story—despite the fact that the virus in question was still a huge problem in both New York and the U.S. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, "Andrew Cuomo Needed Donald Trump," 2 Feb. 2021 But Murphy would be the unquestioned headliner - if Oregon can pull it off. oregonlive, "Shawn Murphy, nation’s No. 1 inside linebacker, includes Oregon Ducks in top 8," 14 Jan. 2021 There was reason to believe Garoppolo would take the next step in 2020 and become the 49ers’ unquestioned long-term answer. Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, "49ers’ 2020 in review: A broken-down MRI truck told us all we needed to know," 9 Jan. 2021 Now, with Dallas’ Luka Doncic the unquestioned leading man in Dallas, the expectations with the 2015 Heat second-round pick come with decidedly less pressure. Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, "Former Heat guard Josh Richardson says Jimmy Butler ties remain ‘surreal,’ as Mavs chapter opens," 1 Jan. 2021 Over the years, single-member districts became the unquestioned norm and any derivation from them the strange exception. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "How to Fix the House of Representatives," 31 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of unquestioned

1604, in the meaning defined above

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“Unquestioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unquestioned. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unquestioned

: not doubted or questioned

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