unstoppable

[ uhn-stop-uh-buh l ]
/ ʌnˈstɒp ə bəl /

adjective

that cannot be stopped or surpassed; unbeatable: an unstoppable ball team.

Nearby words

  1. unsterile,
  2. unstick,
  3. unstinted,
  4. unstinting,
  5. unstop,
  6. unstopped,
  7. unstopper,
  8. unstoried,
  9. unstow,
  10. unstpd.

Origin of unstoppable

First recorded in 1830–40; un-1 + stoppable

Related formsun·stop·pa·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unstoppable

unstoppable

/ (ʌnˈstɒpəbəl) /

adjective

not capable of being stopped; extremely forceful
Derived Formsunstoppably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for unstoppable

unstoppable

adj.

1836; see un- (1) "not" + stop (v.) + -able.

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