- having no rival or competitor; having no equal; incomparable; supreme: His work is unrivaled for the beauty of its prose.
Also especially British, un·ri·valled.
Origin of unrivaled
1585–95; un-1 + rivaled
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Examples from the Web for unrivalled
But the finest object in this city is the quay, which is unrivalled by any I have seen.A Tour in Ireland
On poor land they are unrivalled, except perhaps by the small Highlanders.Cattle and Cattle-breeders
All the divinity of a god beams through this unrivalled perfection of form.The Stranger in France
Lady Faulconcourt, art thou to be hailed as the unrivalled mother?'The Young Duke
In knowledge of the Traditions, in devotion, in piety, he was unrivalled.The Faith of Islam
- having no equal; matchless
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Word Origin and History for unrivalled
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