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match·less

 (măch′lĭs)
adj.
Having no match or equal; unsurpassed: matchless virtuosity at the keyboard.

match′less·ly adv.

matchless

(ˈmætʃlɪs)
adj
unequalled; incomparable; peerless
ˈmatchlessly adv
ˈmatchlessness n

match•less

(ˈmætʃ lɪs)

adj.
having no equal; peerless: matchless courage.
[1520–30]
match′less•ly, adv.
match′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.matchless - eminent beyond or above comparisonmatchless - eminent beyond or above comparison; "matchless beauty"; "the team's nonpareil center fielder"; "she's one girl in a million"; "the one and only Muhammad Ali"; "a peerless scholar"; "infamy unmatched in the Western world"; "wrote with unmatchable clarity"; "unrivaled mastery of her art"
incomparable, uncomparable - such that comparison is impossible; unsuitable for comparison or lacking features that can be compared; "an incomparable week of rest and pleasure"; "the computer proceeds with its incomparable logic and efficiency"; "this report is incomparable with the earlier ones because of different breakdowns of the data"

matchless

matchless

adjective
Translations
لا يُضاهى، لا مثيل لَه
nesrovnatelný
mageløs
óviîjafnanlegur

matchless

[ˈmætʃlɪs] ADJsin par or igual, incomparable

matchless

[ˈmætʃləs] adjsans égalmatch point nballe f de match

matchless

matchless

[ˈmætʃlɪs] adjsenza pari

match2

(mӕtʃ) noun
1. a contest or game. a football/rugby/chess match.
2. a thing that is similar to or the same as another in some way(s) eg in colour or pattern. These trousers are not an exact match for my jacket.
3. a person who is able to equal another. She has finally met her match at arguing.
4. a marriage or an act of marrying. She hoped to arrange a match for her daughter.
verb
1. to be equal or similar to something or someone in some way eg in colour or pattern. That dress matches her red hair.
2. to set (two things, people etc) to compete. He matched his skill against the champion's.
matched adjective
paired or joined together, eg in marriage, or as contestants in a competition etc. a well-matched couple; The competitors were evenly matched.
ˈmatchless adjective
having no equal. a woman of matchless beauty.
ˈmatchmaker noun
a person who tries to arrange marriages between people.
References in classic literature ?
They dwelled upon her matchless beauty, and on her noble resolution, without the taint of envy, and as angels may be thought to delight in a superior excellence; adding, that these endowments should prove more than equivalent for any little imperfection in her education.
And then they all three cried, Sir Knight, we yield us unto you as man of might matchless.
Now at the very END of this riot, within four feet of the end of the picture, and full thirty-six feet from the beginning of it, the Hair Trunk bursts with an electrifying suddenness upon the spectator, in all its matchless perfection, and the great master's triumph is sweeping and complete.
The storm culminated in one matchless effort that seemed likely to tear the island to pieces, burn it up, drown it to the tree-tops, blow it away, and deafen every creature in it, all at one and the same moment.
She bloomed in the full physical maturity of twenty years or more -- bloomed naturally and irresistibly, in right of her matchless health and strength.
O Myriads of immortal Spirits, O Powers Matchless, but with th' Almighty, and that strife Was not inglorious, though th' event was dire, As this place testifies, and this dire change Hateful to utter: but what power of mind Foreseeing or presaging, from the Depth Of knowledge past or present, could have fear'd, How such united force of Gods, how such As stood like these, could ever know repulse?
Thirdly, when the knights present had accomplished their vow, by each of them breaking five lances, the Prince was to declare the victor in the first day's tourney, who should receive as prize a warhorse of exquisite beauty and matchless strength; and in addition to this reward of valour, it was now declared, he should have the peculiar honour of naming the Queen of Love and Beauty, by whom the prize should be given on the ensuing day.
So the Emperor went along in the procession under the splendid canopy, and all the people in the streets and at the windows said, 'How matchless are the Emperor's new clothes
For, though it be to solitudes remote The hoarse vague echoes of my sorrows sound Thy matchless cruelty, my dismal fate Shall carry them to all the spacious world.
There meet my gentle, matchless brothers, there I come, the obscure poet, all unfit To wear the radiant jewellery of wit, And in their golden presence cloud the air.
Monsieur," returned Maximilian, raising the glass cover, and respectfully kissing the silken purse, "this has touched the hand of a man who saved my father from suicide, us from ruin, and our name from shame and disgrace, -- a man by whose matchless benevolence we poor children, doomed to want and wretchedness, can at present hear every one envying our happy lot.
His foibles - faults if you like - will never be dwelt upon in any memorandum of mine," he declares, and goes on - "he whose splendid and matchless achievements will be remembered with admiration while there is gratitude in the hearts of Britons, or while a ship floats upon the ocean; he whose example on the breaking out of the war gave so chivalrous an impulse to the younger men of the service that all rushed into rivalry of daring which disdained every warning of prudence, and led to acts of heroic enterprise which tended greatly to exalt the glory of our nation.