un·​stop·​pa·​ble | \ ˌən-ˈstä-pə-bəl How to pronounce unstoppable (audio) \

Definition of unstoppable

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

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unstoppably \ ˌən-​ˈstä-​pə-​blē How to pronounce unstoppably (audio) \ 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 The hashtag is unstoppable As Doughty caught the fast break pass right beneath the basket, a defender caught up to him. Giana Han, al, "Three takeaways from Auburn’s 10th win of its undefeated season," 19 Dec. 2019 After a month of fighting, the move into Germany was unstoppable. Fox News, "Allies and former enemy Germany mark 75th anniversary of Battle of the Bulge," 17 Dec. 2019 Updated Fab 15: There is a new No. 1 and lots of movement Tipoff Classic: Recaps, highlights, photos from loaded Southport event Tony Perkins, Lawrence North: The 6-4 Perkins was unstoppable in an 83-73 victory over then-No. Kyle Neddenriep, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana high school basketball: Vote for top performances for the week of Dec. 9-14," 16 Dec. 2019 Fuller has been unstoppable in his past two games at home. Kristie Rieken, courant.com, "Texans host Pats with O’Brien still looking for first win over Belichick," 30 Nov. 2019 Saving that, and barring injury, Giannis looks close to unstoppable. Andrew Sharp, SI.com, "Giannis, Jokic and a Guide to the 2020 NBA MVP Odds," 4 Sep. 2019 Final score Rockets 139, Suns 125 (Talking Stick Resort Arena, 16,061) Player of the game: James Harden Simply unstoppable. Duane Rankin, azcentral, "Short-handed Phoenix Suns fall to James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Houston Rockets," 21 Dec. 2019 Teske unstoppable down low Presbyterian didn't have enough size down low to deal with Teske, who frequently posted up with success and had 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting with seven rebounds and two blocks. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan basketball rolls past Presbyterian, 86-44; Isaiah Livers injury casts a cloud," 21 Dec. 2019 Each has been outstanding: Ohio State and Clemson with incredible balance on both sides of the ball, LSU with a suddenly unstoppable offense that set program and conference records. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, "Ohio State No. 1, LSU No. 2 in final NCAA Re-Rank 1-130 of the regular season," 10 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unstoppable

1836, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2020

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“Unstoppable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unstoppable. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unstoppable

: not able to be stopped

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