unstoppable

adjective

un·​stop·​pa·​ble ˌən-ˈstä-pə-bəl How to pronounce unstoppable (audio)
: incapable of being stopped
an unstoppable army
an unstoppable rise to power
unstoppably adverb

Examples of unstoppable in a Sentence

At this point in the campaign, he appears to be unstoppable. at this point she's so far ahead in the polls that she's unstoppable
Recent Examples on the Web If her debut album title is any indication, Karol G has been unstoppable — especially on the Billboard charts, where she’s earned eight No. 1 hits on the Hot Latin Songs list. Jessica Roiz, Billboard, 14 Feb. 2024 With the Apple Watch Series 9 on their wrist, your significant other just might be unstoppable. Cierra Cowan, PCMAG, 5 Feb. 2024 Bona was practically unstoppable — with the exception of two needless fouls that eventually sent him to the bench — while making six of eight shots on the way to 14 points by halftime. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 2 Feb. 2024 The 6-5 Mullins was truly unstoppable, especially in the second half and both overtimes. The Indianapolis Star, 27 Jan. 2024 Born Yuridia Valenzuela Canseco in the Mexican port city of Veracruz, Yuri became an unstoppable force in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Alex Zaragoza, Los Angeles Times, 11 Feb. 2024 Or because late-stage capitalism is an unstoppable force and more holidays mean more incentive to purchase. Carina Finn, Bon Appétit, 7 Feb. 2024 And Australia’s slender lead crumbled in the 95th minute following Hwang’s penalty before it was left facing defeat after Son’s unstoppable free kick in the 103rd minute, and midfielder Aidan O’Neill was red carded for a dangerous challenge two minutes later. Issy Ronald, CNN, 3 Feb. 2024 The film stays in the perspective of an unstoppable killer/monster named Johnny who frequently uses very sharp objects to prey on campers, rangers, hikers and a crotchety old cuss — all in acts of vengeance for the evil that has been perpetrated on him. Randy Myers, The Mercury News, 29 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unstoppable was in 1836

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“Unstoppable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unstoppable. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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