un·​ques·​tioned ˌən-ˈkwes-chənd How to pronounce unquestioned (audio)
: not doubted or questioned
unquestioned authority
an assumption that has gone unquestioned
a person of unquestioned integrity

Examples of unquestioned in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In truth, space has few unquestioned laws apart from those relating to gravity. Jon Gertner, New York Times, 8 Nov. 2023 Here, bodily nastiness exists unquestioned, for its own sake. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 6 Nov. 2023 But by losing so closely and so impressively, and by making boxing fans (not to mention U.F.C. executives) look so foolish, Ngannou was the unquestioned hero of the night, with options for future blockbuster fights in two different sports. Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker, 30 Oct. 2023 Edgar Allan Poe is the unquestioned figurehead of American Gothic literature, and a major influence on nearly every American horror story that’s come along since his mid-nineteenth-century heyday. Phillip MacIak, The New Republic, 11 Oct. 2023 Their rise, which has been remarkably swift, brings to an end the unquestioned supremacy of French cuisine that lasted for decades. Pete Wells, New York Times, 29 Aug. 2023 Making sure Lincoln Riley is happy — and stays in L.A. Aug. 21, 2023 Full disclosure, Evans worked as a Los Angeles Times prep writer for a couple of years and left here with a sterling reputation for relentless effort and unquestioned ethics. Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2023 The game signified, at the first major world competition since the 2019 World Cup, that the U.S. was no longer an unquestioned dominant force. Sean Gregory, Time, 3 Aug. 2023 Embracing the backup role McCord came into the 2022 season as the unquestioned QB2, with Quinn Ewers at Texas and Devin Brown in as a true freshman. Stephen Means, cleveland, 29 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unquestioned was in 1604

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“Unquestioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unquestioned. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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