[uhn-stop-uh-buh l]


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

Origin of unstoppable

First recorded in 1830–40; un-1 + stoppable
Related formsun·stop·pa·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unstoppably

Contemporary Examples of unstoppably

  • Or perhaps poetic justice demands that the life of an unstoppably prolix author be parceled out in multiple, overlapping volumes.

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    Norman Mailer: A Life Lived Loud

    Adam Begley

    October 20, 2013

British Dictionary definitions for unstoppably



not capable of being stopped; extremely forceful
Derived Formsunstoppably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unstoppably



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

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