un·stop·pa·ble | \ ˌən-ˈstä-pə-bəl \

Definition of unstoppable 

: incapable of being stopped an unstoppable army an unstoppable rise to power

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unstoppably \ˌən-ˈstä-pə-blē \ 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

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Everyone's talking about Luke Cage and all that attention means new enemies, specifically, Bushmaster, a villain just as unstoppable as Cage. Sydney Scott, Essence.com, "The Quick Read: 'Star Trek' Star Nichelle Nichols Reportedly Suffering From Dementia," 7 May 2018 Antetokounmpo pulled down rebounds and started running the floor, becoming nearly unstoppable on the break. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Giannis Antetokounmpo has gone from rising star to household name," 17 Feb. 2018 Wildcat fans were as unstoppable as their team on Monday night. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Grease Fails to Stop Villanova Fans from Climbing Light Poles While Celebrating Championship Win," 3 Apr. 2018 Yet their dejection was short lived, as Diego Forlán scored a quite brilliant equaliser early in the second half, curling in an unstoppable free kick from a wide angle in the 55th minute. SI.com, "World Cup Countdown: 6 Days to Go - Ghana Denied Semi Final Place by Cynical & Clinical Uruguay," 8 June 2018 Lillard made six of his first seven field goals in the fourth, scored 14 of the Blazers' first 18 points, and was unstoppable for significant stretches. Sean Meagher, OregonLive.com, "Watch: Jordan Bell denies Myles Turner at the rim," 28 Mar. 2018 Freeman has been nearly unstoppable during the first three games of the series, going 8-for-12 with two walks and three home runs. Matthew Defranks, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Jarlin Garcia, Drew Steckenrider can't silence Braves as Marlins lose," 13 May 2018 LeBron James' passing made that pretty much unstoppable early. Chris Fedor, cleveland.com, "Tyronn Lue deserves credit for sticking to Kevin Love plan, unlocking Cavaliers offense," 4 May 2018 Mr Pashinian’s brief detention doubled the size of the crowds in the streets, leading the prime minister to resign last week and perhaps making Mr Pashinian unstoppable. The Economist, "Armenia’s revolution continues, as its opposition leader nears power," 3 May 2018

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First Known Use of unstoppable

1836, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unstoppable

: not able to be stopped

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