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- adj. Not surpassable; unable to be surpassed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not capable of being surpassed, excelled, or exceeded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not to be exceeded
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Thus the new connotations and conceptualizations put forth by the Fathers revitalized the Church's memory of what the Apostles taught, and historical theology today would enable us to revitalize our memory of what the "unsurpassable" Fathers taught.
Now, this joke almost textually reproduces a circumstance attending the birth of that Earl of Dudley of whom Rogers wrote the epigram which Byron thought "unsurpassable": --
Breakfast with its "unsurpassable" coffee was hardly over before a guide and carriage arrived to lend us their services for the day in a drive to Versailles.
Fifty Years in the Gospel Ministry from 1864 to 1914. Twenty-seven Years in the Pastorate; Sixteen Years' Active Service as Chaplain in the U. S. Army; Seven Years Professor in Wilberforce University; Two Trips to Europe; A Trip in Mexico.
In more recent years, Napoleon—impersonated by Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger, Herbert Lom, Woody Allen and others—has featured in a number of more or less colossal productions, none unsurpassable.
We see this same science fiction morality play told yet again in 2010: The Year We Made Contact, the film that could never be as great as the unsurpassable 2001: A Space Odyssey, but which remains one of the best realistic science fiction films yet made.
Set entirely in a wooden box several feet underground in an Iraqi desert, it takes compressionism to an unsurpassable extreme.
With a clean interior that exudes a pure ambient feel, the overall theme of the 181 sqm residence is a mixture of modernism as well as an unsurpassable natural ambient.
He rejects end-points of all kinds, whether a "theory of everything" that answers every scientific riddle, a work of art so exquisite that it cannot be surpassed or even the Buddhist version of Enlightenment, a state of unsurpassable spiritual grace.
Many say that Mao's wisdom was unsurpassable, but it is more accurate to say that few can attain his level of callousness.
Then, for what seemed like decades, there was Hashim's young kinsman, the seemingly just as unsurpassable Jahangir Khan; and then another, almost to the turn of the century in the onliest Jansher Khan.