un·​re·​peat·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈpē-tə-bəl How to pronounce unrepeatable (audio) \

Definition of unrepeatable

: not able to be repeated : not repeatable an unrepeatable performance

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unrepeatably \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈpē-​tə-​blē How to pronounce unrepeatable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unrepeatable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The results sound as bright, scorching and unrepeatable as that lightning bolt striking the Capitol dome drawn on the album’s iconic cover. Chris Richards, Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2021 The unique and unrepeatable person that lies buried underneath all of these labels, the pre-political person that Jesus delivered to each of us upon the cross, is being crowded out and suffocated. Cameron Hilditch, National Review, 4 Apr. 2021 Christianity changed all of this by insisting that ultimate reality is itself personal: three unique and unrepeatable divine persons who exist in a communion of immediate relationship. Cameron Hilditch, National Review, 18 Dec. 2020 All of that led to two tiny bodies, unrepeatable, full of boundless potential. Sarah Stewart Johnson, The New Yorker, 4 Oct. 2020 The quality of our attention—silent or ecstatic, galled or bored—is a kind of freestanding, always improvising character, and makes each in-person performance unrepeatable. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 5 Oct. 2020 At work here is a contemplative gaze that beholds in one’s own existence and that of others a unique and unrepeatable wonder, received and welcomed as a gift. Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review, 28 Sep. 2020 The winning photos captured a series of unrepeatable moments in the outdoors with perfect timing, composition, focus and lighting. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, 18 Jan. 2020 Every unrepeatable moment is a small oasis of happiness. Angela Haupt, Washington Post, 15 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of unrepeatable

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrepeatable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrepeatable. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unrepeatable

: not able to be done or made again
: too rude or offensive to be said again


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