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  1. with undiminished force, power, or vigor.
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Origin of unabated

1605–15; un-1 + abated
Related formsun·a·bat·ed·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • When we arose in the morning the storm was still blowing with unabated fury.

    The Long Labrador Trail

    Dillon Wallace

  • Bobby, however, continued to smile upon the room with unabated serenity.

    The Dominant Strain

    Anna Chapin Ray

  • He did not sulk in his tent, however, but pursued his work with unabated zeal.

  • The sun was shining with unabated splendour; as yet it wanted an hour to noon.

  • "I was there all the time," continued he, with unabated fluency.

British Dictionary definitions for unabated


  1. without losing any original force or violence; undiminished
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Derived Formsunabatedly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unabated


1610s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of abate.

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