unexampled

[uhn-ig-zam-puhld, -zahm-]
adjective
unprecedented; unparalleled; unlike anything previously known: unexampled kindness; unexampled depravity.

Origin:
1600–10; un-1 + example + -ed2

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unexampled (ˌʌnɪɡˈzɑːmpəld)
 
adj
without precedent or parallel

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Example sentences
The country is in a condition of profound peace as well as of unexampled prosperity.
In tho number of tho dead, however, his is by no mean- an unexampled catastrophe.
Their increase in prosperity and production was unexampled in the history of the country.
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