Definitions of unprecedented

  1. Having no precedent or example; not preceded by a like case; not having the authority of prior example; novel; new; unexampled. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Without precedent; novel. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. Unexampled. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Having no precedent or example. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Not preceded by a like cause; not justified by the authority of a former example. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for unprecedented

  1. " Before us lies an adventure unprecedented in modern war. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  2. But suddenly I had a horrible and unprecedented experience. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle