Definitions

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  • adj. surpassing all others in some way

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not surpassed, excelled, exceeded, or outdone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not capable of being improved on

Etymologies

un- +‎ surpassed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Dr. Paul Cravath of the University of Hawaii elegantly captured the essence of the “devata” when he wrote, “There, with stupendous variety, the Feminine achieved a new level of expression unsurpassed at any time in Asian sculpture.”

    Review: Costumes and Ornaments after the Devata of Angkor Wat | Angkor Wat Apsara & Devata: Khmer Women in Divine Context

  • But taken together with two other rare historic objects from the foundation's collection, it now forms part of a "power trio" of early Virginia medals and coins unsurpassed by the holdings of any other institution.

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  • D. on the subject, but I really don't know who is the "unsurpassed" master of shabd yoga.

    Ken Wilber's superficial understanding

  • a power of exposition and expression unsurpassed by that possessed by any writer among his contemporaries.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • When I met a Don who, I was told, was "unsurpassed" in the Greek or Latin classics and could probably appreciate them as well as if he had been a Greek or

    The Adventure of Living : a Subjective Autobiography

  • WASHINGTON -- At a tribute reception Tuesday in the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised Rep. John Dingell of Michigan for "unsurpassed" leadership, on the eve of becoming the longest serving member in the history of the U.S. House.

    detnews.com - Local

  • In his message Mr Brown praised the "unsurpassed" courage of British troops and told them he recognised that this year had "tested your resolve more than any other".

    icHuddersfield

  • Gordon Brown sent a Christmas greeting to troops in Afghanistan praising the '' unsurpassed '' courage of British troops and told them he recognised that this year had '' tested your resolve more than any other ''.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Mr Brown earlier praised the "unsurpassed" courage of British troops in a Christmas message, telling them he recognised that this year had "tested your resolve more than any other".

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • On the day of the 103rd service death of 2009 in Afghanistan, Mr Brown praised the "unsurpassed" courage of British troops and told them he recognised that this year had "tested your resolve more than any other".

    icScotland

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