un·​sur·​passed | \ ˌən-sər-ˈpast How to pronounce unsurpassed (audio) \

Definition of unsurpassed

: not exceeded by anything else : not surpassed unsurpassed beauty

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Recent Examples on the Web The biggest laughs are generated by yet another in Disney’s unsurpassed line of nonhuman sidekicks, an emotional-support robo-cat named Sox (voiced by Peter Sohn). Kyle Smith, WSJ, 16 June 2022 Showalter’s attention to detail is unsurpassed, and with Billy Eppler, the Met’s first-year general manager, some of that old Yankees’ lineage is evident. New York Times, 7 June 2022 And yet, my record of accomplishment in fighting crime is unsurpassed. NBC News, 29 May 2022 Hugging the shore the entire way, this cliff-hanger combines unsurpassed scenery with more curves than Kim Kardashian. Christopher Baker, Travel + Leisure, 2 Apr. 2022 Reeves refashions the Nolan-Joker miasma that adolescents instantly recognize and perhaps prefer (Snyder’s unique vision, typified by his still-unsurpassed Watchman, appealed to adult sensibilities). Armond White, National Review, 4 Mar. 2022 The more challenging claim that Del Noce makes is that Marxism remains unsurpassed in the modern Western mind and continues to shape our civilization in its present course. Richard M. Reinsch Ii, National Review, 17 Feb. 2022 And, in the opinion of many growers and producers, old vines offer grapes of unsurpassed quality, even if age has diminished their productivity. New York Times, 17 Feb. 2022 With his songwriting partner Jim Steinman, who died last April, Meat Loaf’s voice remains unsurpassed. Al Shipley, SPIN, 21 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unsurpassed

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsurpassed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsurpassed. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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un·​sur·​passed | \ ˌən-sər-ˈpast \

Kids Definition of unsurpassed

: not exceeded (as in excellence)

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