Definitions

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  • adj. Without equal; unmatched.

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  • adj. radically distinctive and without equal

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Combine that with Key Date status within the most popular collected series of US coins, and you have a coin unequalled in both appearance and desirability.

    The Best and the Worst of 2008 : Coin Collecting News

  • In our times a politician who holds the office of supervisor of his town for a few years subjects himself to sufficient criticism and envy to blast his future political ambition, if he has any; but it was not so with Judge Ellis, whose record as an office-holder of the town of Dryden will doubtless always remain unequalled.

    Living in Dryden: The Ellis family

  • It spoke of the difference of the two in the means and ends proposed, and of the trifling grievances of our fathers compared with the wrongs and sufferings of the slaves, which it forcibly characterized as unequalled by any others on the face of the earth.

    The Conflict with Slavery, Part 1, from Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism

  • It was necessary to the transaction of the drama that from time to time the agents of the penny-chair company should go about in the close and collect money for the chairs; and it became a question, never rightly solved, how the ladies who had come unattended managed, with their pocketless dresses, to carry coins unequalled in bulk since the iron currency of Sparta; or whether they held the pennies frankly in their hands till they paid them away.

    London Films

  • The second view ascribes it to the word Asama, meaning "unequalled" or

    Zee News : India National

  • The Fresno Morning Republican called it "unequalled" to any hotel in the state outside San Francisco or Los Angeles.

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  • It would be tragic to lose Tunisia as a bastion of freedom and women's empowerment unequalled in the Arab world.

    Ida Lichter, M.D.: Tunisian Revolt Could Threaten Women's Rights

  • I made no comment on the growth of Christianity, but, since you brought it up, I would say that its growth in the first few centuries was quite amazing and unequalled by any other religion in the history of mankind.

    Atheists against postage stamps « Anglican Samizdat

  • From movies to baseball, other fields select top candidates based on proven and unequalled performance.

    Senate's way is no way to confirm a judicial MVP

  • The British Museum houses an unequalled collection of Books of the Dead on papyrus - many of them beautifully illustrated with coloured images showing the landscape of the netherworld and the gods and demons who dwelt there.

    Spotlight: Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead at the British Museum

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