unstoppable

adjective
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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The power and influence of the media driving matters towards an engagement and wedding were unstoppable. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Prince Charles "Desperately" Wanted to Call Off His Wedding to Princess Diana, According to a New Biography," 27 Oct. 2018 Regardless, the forces of hybridization, like globalization, are likely unstoppable. Shanna Baker, Smithsonian, "The Quest to Preserve the Last of Castro’s Crocodiles," 21 June 2018 In this bizarro world where black people are supervillains and white eyes can see guns that do not exist, these heroes are virtually unstoppable. Michael Harriot, The Root, "Whiteness Is a Superpower," 15 June 2018 Golden State executed its offense to perfection with a combination of outside shooting and off-ball movement that was downright unstoppable at times. William Guillory, NOLA.com, "'Inexcusable' 2nd quarter dooms Pelicans in Game 1 loss to Warriors," 29 Apr. 2018 Dom Dwyer scored a goal earlier in the match and has been practically unstoppable inside the 18-yard box since returning from a quad strain. Jordan Culver, Pro Soccer USA, "Orlando City winger Justin Meram not worried despite scoring drought," 24 Apr. 2018 Iverson also was the quickest player of his era with a crossover dribble that was so unstoppable that the rules defining the violation were changed to diminish its lethality. Bill Livingston, cleveland.com, "Cleveland Cavaliers: It's hard to be Isaiah Thomas again -- Bill Livingston (photos)," 29 Jan. 2018 Michigan’s spirit is unstoppable, and so is our comeback. Brian Manzullo, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit misses the cut for Amazon's second headquarters," 18 Jan. 2018 Mass shootings are not unstoppable, and there are people trying to stop them. Tom Junod, Esquire, "Why Mass Shootings Keep Happening," 2 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unstoppable

1836, in the meaning defined above

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unstoppable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unstoppable

: not able to be stopped

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