unparalleled


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un·par·al·leled

 (ŭn-păr′ə-lĕld′)
adj.
Without parallel, equal, or match; unequaled.

unparalleled

(ʌnˈpærəˌlɛld)
adj
unmatched; unequalled

un•par•al•leled

(ʌnˈpær əˌlɛld)

adj.
not paralleled; unequaled or unmatched; peerless.
Also, esp. Brit.,un•par′al•lelled`.
[1585–95]
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Adj.1.unparalleled - radically distinctive and without equalunparalleled - radically distinctive and without equal; "he is alone in the field of microbiology"; "this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem"; "Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint"; "craftsmen whose skill is unequaled"; "unparalleled athletic ability"; "a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history"
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"

unparalleled

unparalleled

adjective
Translations

unparalleled

[ʌnˈpærəleld] ADJ [opportunity, prosperity, event] → sin precedentes, sin paralelo; [beauty, wit] → sin par, incomparable
this is unparalleled in our historyesto no tiene precedentes en nuestra historia

unparalleled

[ʌnˈpærəlɛld] adj [beauty] → sans égal, incomparable; [opportunity] → unique; [prosperity, success, crisis] → sans précédent

unparalleled

adjeinmalig, beispiellos; (= unprecedented also)noch nie da gewesen; an unparalleled successein Erfolg ohnegleichen; unparalleled in the history of mankindbeispiellos or ohne Beispiel in der Geschichte der Menschheit

unparalleled

[ʌnˈpærəˌlɛld] adjsenza pari, impareggiabile
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Thus we behold Kentucke, lately an howling wilderness, the habitation of savages and wild beasts, become a fruitful field; this region, so favourably distinguished by nature, now become the habitation of civilization, at a period unparalleled in history, in the midst of a raging war, and under all the disadvantages of emigration to a country so remote from the inhabited parts of the continent.
Her father turned on her with a sudden severity, so entirely unparalleled in her experience of him that she started back in downright terror.
and began dancing backwards and forwards in a manner quite unparalleled within my limited experience.
His horrible, unparalleled and repulsive ugliness put him without the pale of humanity; and it often seemed to me that, for this reason, he no longer believed that he had any duty toward the human race.
This unparalleled telephone system of New York grew up without having at any time the rivalry of competition.
That will do," said Don Fernando; "let us say no more about it; and as her ladyship the princess proposes to set out to-morrow because it is too late to-day, so be it, and we will pass the night in pleasant conversation, and to-morrow we will all accompany Senor Don Quixote; for we wish to witness the valiant and unparalleled achievements he is about to perform in the course of this mighty enterprise which he has undertaken.
Hence, slow and scanty levies of men, in the most critical emergencies of our affairs; short enlistments at an unparalleled expense; continual fluctuations in the troops, ruinous to their discipline and subjecting the public safety frequently to the perilous crisis of a disbanded army.
Two conclusions I must inevitably draw from it--one bearing upon the unparalleled courage of Captain Nemo, the other upon his devotion to a human being, a representative of that race from which he fled beneath the sea.
Directly this extraor- dinary growth encountered water it straightway became gigantic and of unparalleled fecundity.
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The new system being now established, a retrograde movement to the old would be almost as difficult as the step that placed him in his unparalleled position.