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Having no precedent or parallel.‘a regime that brought such unexampled disaster on its people’
superb, exquisite, superlative, excellent, wonderful, marvellous, beautiful, sublime, magnificent, idyllic, blissful, utopianView synonyms
- ‘And today, as then, Churchill's next comment is note perfect: ‘Our comradeship and our brotherhood in war were unexampled.’’
- ‘The food of a nation had perished, and a desolation unexampled in modern times came down upon the land.’
- ‘The catastrophe, though unique in France, was not unexampled further east.’
- ‘The best portraiture in history was, of course, done in the Low Countries, in an unexampled tradition that continued until the economic eclipse of the Netherlands by England.’
- ‘To paraphrase Trotsky, even in times of unexampled crisis, mad acts like this constitute an unimportant percentage.’
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