unquestioned

[[t]ʌnkwe̱stʃənd[/t]]
1) ADJ (emphasis) You use unquestioned to emphasize that something is so obvious, real, or great that nobody can doubt it or disagree with it.

His commitment has been unquestioned...

The play was an immediate and unquestioned success in London.

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2) ADJ If something or someone is unquestioned, they are accepted by everyone, without anyone doubting or disagreeing.

Stalin was the unquestioned ruler of the Soviet Union from the late 1920s until his death in 1953.

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3) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) If you describe someone's belief or attitude as unquestioned, you are emphasizing that they accept something without any doubt or disagreement.

Royalty is regarded with unquestioned reverence.

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  • Unquestioned — Un*ques tioned, a. 1. Not called in question; not doubted. [1913 Webster] 2. Not interrogated; having no questions asked; not examined or examined into. Shak. [1913 Webster] She muttering prayers, as holy rites she meant, Through the divided… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unquestioned — index axiomatic, certain (fixed), certain (positive), clear (certain), consensual, decisive …   Law dictionary

  • unquestioned — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not disputed or doubted; certain. 2) accepted without question. 3) not subjected to questioning. DERIVATIVES unquestioning adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • unquestioned — [unkwes′chənd] adj. not questioned; specif., a) not interrogated b) not disputed; accepted c) not subjected to inquiry …   English World dictionary

  • unquestioned — un|ques|tioned [ʌnˈkwestʃənd] adj something that is unquestioned is accepted or believed by everyone ▪ The whole approach is based on unquestioned assumptions. ▪ an unquestioned right …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unquestioned — /un kwes cheuhnd/, adj. 1. not open to doubt or question; undisputed: Dante s poetic mastery remains unquestioned. 2. not inquired into, investigated, or interrogated: The eyewitness went unquestioned. [1595 1605; UN 1 + QUESTION + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • unquestioned — un|ques|tioned [ ʌn kwestʃənd ] adjective considered by everyone to be true, correct, honest, important, etc.: Traditional ideas about literature have gone unquestioned. a company that is the unquestioned market leader …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unquestioned — adjective something that is unquestioned is accepted or believed by everyone: the monarch s unquestioned right to rule …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unquestioned — UK [ʌnˈkwestʃ(ə)nd] / US [ʌnˈkwestʃənd] adjective considered by everyone to be true, correct, honest, important etc Traditional ideas about literature have gone unquestioned. a company that is the unquestioned market leader …   English dictionary

  • unquestioned — adjective 1》 not disputed or doubted; certain. 2》 accepted without question: an unquestioned assumption. Derivatives unquestioning adjective unquestioningly adverb …   English new terms dictionary


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