unparalleled

[uhn-par-uh-leld]
adjective
not paralleled; unequaled or unmatched; peerless; unprecedented: unparalleled athletic ability.
Also, especially British, unparallelled.


Origin:
1585–95; un-1 + parallel + -ed2

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unparalleled (ʌnˈpærəˌlɛld)
 
adj
unmatched; unequalled

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unparalleled
1594, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of parallel.
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Example sentences
New research partnerships are providing unparalleled opportunities.
Whatever the cause of their demise, pterosaurs enjoyed unparalleled success.
We must adjust to our unparalleled ability to shape the world's evolution.
We're talking about crystal-clear displays of unparalleled brightness that can
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