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matchless

[mach-lis] /ˈmætʃ lɪs/
adjective
1.
having no equal; peerless; unequaled; incomparable:
matchless courage.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; match2 + -less
Related forms
matchlessly, adverb
matchlessness, noun
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Examples for matchless
  • Each of these human embryos is a unique human life with inherent dignity and matchless value.
  • Each of these human embryos is a unique human life, with inherent dignity and matchless value.
  • These fighting scenes are wrought with great artistry and matchless photography.
  • We recognize that every individual has dignity and matchless value.
  • Children's earliest years provide matchless opportunities for prevention and early intervention.
British Dictionary definitions for matchless

matchless

/ˈmætʃlɪs/
adjective
1.
unequalled; incomparable; peerless
Derived Forms
matchlessly, adverb
matchlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for matchless
adj.

"peerless," 1520s, from match (n.2) + -less. Related: Matchlessly; matchlessness.

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