unrepeatable

adjective

un·​re·​peat·​able ˌən-ri-ˈpē-tə-bəl How to pronounce unrepeatable (audio)
: not able to be repeated : not repeatable
an unrepeatable performance
unrepeatably adverb

Examples of unrepeatable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our music genre gave us the opportunity to have unique, unrepeatable experiences. Billboard Italy, Billboard, 5 Apr. 2024 Hollywood decision makers will look at an unpredictable and likely unrepeatable concurrence and see a readily exploitable template. Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times, 22 Nov. 2023 There before your eyes is a moment in Rome: edgy, hard to read, unrepeatable. Paul Elie, The New Yorker, 14 Nov. 2023 And after Siskel died, as Singer points out, that chemistry proved unrepeatable. Chris Vognar, Los Angeles Times, 23 Oct. 2023 This not only includes travel but also one-of-a-kind activities intentionally designed to be unrepeatable. Gemma Harris, Robb Report, 31 Aug. 2023 Isn’t this Francis’s alchemy, the unrepeatable moments between doctor and patient that go both ways? Hazlitt, 27 Sep. 2023 Powered by climate data, each showing is unrepeatable and speculative, a meditation on time, change and loss in an irreplaceable landscape. Natalie Lin, Vulture, 12 Jan. 2022 In Search of Lost Memory Having access to all your memories debases their most important value: the unique and unrepeatable essence of every moment of life. Daniel Foster, National Review, 24 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrepeatable was in 1831

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“Unrepeatable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrepeatable. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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