adjective Date: 1610 having no example or parallel ; unprecedented <
his ardent attachment and…unexampled passion — Jane Austen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Unexampled — Un ex*am pled, a. Having no example or similar case; being without precedent; unprecedented; unparalleled. A revolution . . . unexampled for grandeur of results. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unexampled — index extraordinary, original (creative), peculiar (curious), portentous (eliciting amazement), prodigious (amazing) …   Law dictionary

  • unexampled — [un΄eg zam′pəld] adj. having no precedent, parallel, or similar case; unprecedented …   English World dictionary

  • unexampled — /un ig zam peuhld, zahm /, adj. unprecedented; unparalleled; unlike anything previously known: unexampled kindness; unexampled depravity. [1600 10; UN 1 + EXAMPLE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unexampled — /ʌnəgˈzæmpəld / (say unuhg zampuhld) adjective unlike anything previously known; without parallel; unprecedented: unexampled kindness; unexampled lawlessness …   Australian English dictionary

  • unexampled — adjective Lacking prior examples; unprecedented. Shortly after this Mrs. Wix looked so ill that it was to be feared her ladyship had treated her to some unexampled passage …   Wiktionary

  • unexampled — Synonyms and related words: alone, exceptional, extraordinary, fabulous, indescribable, ineffable, legendary, lone, marvelous, mythical, noteworthy, phenomenal, portentous, prodigious, remarkable, singular, sole, solitary, solo, stupefying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unexampled — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unprecedented, new, unequaled; see unique , unusual 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without equal or rival: alone, incomparable, matchless, nonpareil, only, peerless, singular, unequaled, unique, unmatched,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unexampled — adj. unprecedented, having no parallel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unexampled — adjective formal having no precedent or parallel …   English new terms dictionary

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