unsurpassable

adjective
un·​sur·​pass·​able | \ ˌən-sər-ˈpa-sə-bəl How to pronounce unsurpassable (audio) \

Definition of unsurpassable

: unable to be surpassed or exceeded an unsurpassable legacy unsurpassable skill

Other Words from unsurpassable

unsurpassably \ ˌən-​sər-​ˈpa-​sə-​blē How to pronounce unsurpassable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unsurpassable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McCartney’s last performance in the city, alongside Beatle bandmates John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, set off a near-unsurpassable furor. Emily Opilo, baltimoresun.com, 17 Feb. 2022 Her soft voice, which could attain a high pitch with an unsurpassable ease became a part of almost every Indian household. Swati Gupta, CNN, 6 Feb. 2022 Famously, Clarksdale is also the site of the fabled crossroads, where — as legend has it — Delta blues pioneer Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil in return for unsurpassable musical greatness. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Sep. 2021 So Eberhard Bethge’s own unsurpassable 1967 biography did not mention her name, nor had any subsequent books. Eric Metaxas, National Review, 26 Oct. 2020 And the great Italian sports cars are obviously unsurpassable. Sebastian Smee, chicagotribune.com, 25 Aug. 2019 And the great Italian sports cars are obviously unsurpassable. Sebastian Smee, chicagotribune.com, 25 Aug. 2019 Because the sovereignty of the people is in my opinion an unsurpassable factor. The Economist, 7 Nov. 2019 And the great Italian sports cars are obviously unsurpassable. Sebastian Smee, chicagotribune.com, 25 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of unsurpassable

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsurpassable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsurpassable. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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