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Global coordination on the scale eradication would demand was unprecedented.

From Vox

Instead of coming together to do that, the Democrats are choosing to raise the temperature by taking the unprecedented step to further their partisan power grab regarding the committee assignments of the other party.

From Vox

The unprecedented move came as the United States was distracted by the Senate runoffs in Georgia and then the riot.

It was his fifth straight 1,000-yard season, an unprecedented streak for a tight end.

Democrats acknowledged the unprecedented nature of the move but said it was necessary given the nature of Greene’s conduct.

The number of dissenters though is unprecedented in the modern era.

We won an unprecedented pardon from then-President Karzai, and Gulnaz was freed.

“Today, we are before a heinous crime the likes of which are unprecedented in our safe country,” he said.

So to hear such fervent anti-Ortega sentiment from previously devoted campesinos and compañeros is unprecedented.

Instead, he barely pushed the jurors to charge the cop and allowed the unprecedented step of letting the officer testify.

“Flood”—Cleveland vetoed an unprecedented number of bills during his term.

But the Transient Car bill, as it came to be called, began mysteriously to attract unprecedented attention.

At his instigation a persecution of unprecedented virulence raged like an epidemic throughout the empire.

This was effected by caissons with air chambers and air locks, a feat unprecedented in the annals of engineering.

The nation has, since the last harvest, been fed by foreigners to an unprecedented extent.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unprecedented, such as: bizarre, extraordinary, fantastic, miraculous, new, and remarkable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.