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unchallenged

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unchallenged generally agreed upon; not subject to dispute "the undisputed fact"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unchallenged Not challenged; not objected to or called to account.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unchallenged un-chal′enjd not challenged or called in question
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Quotations

  • Louisa May Alcott
    Louisa May Alcott
    “Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.”
  • William Boyd
    William Boyd
    “We all want to be happy, and we're all going to die. You might say those are the only two unchallengeably true facts that apply to every human being on this planet.”

Usage

In literature:

I only wanted to remove him from the temple of your heart that I might reign unchallenged there.
"The Pursuit of God" by A. W. Tozer
Puffy did not pursue the subject and the chip on Skippy's shoulder remained unchallenged.
"Skippy Bedelle" by Owen Johnson
The native troops' low shelter tents made out of their spare rough blankets were allowed to pass unchallenged.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
But to the master of Golden Pool Fate came while he was yet master unchallenged, and balked the hopes of many crafty fishermen.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
Robert and Perpetua passed unchallenged from the room and from the house.
"The Proud Prince" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
I never have seen such a curious thing, and the girl's talent is unchallengeable.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
But I couldn't let that complaint go by unchallenged.
"The Prairie Mother" by Arthur Stringer
It consisted in a brief but unchallengeable order to go back to the base.
"The Life of Gordon, Volume I" by Demetrius Charles Boulger
And usually his declarations stood unchallenged.
"Rainbow Hill" by Josephine Lawrence
No one can enter or leave the street unchallenged.
"My Sword's My Fortune" by Herbert Hayens
They let his stiff, ungainly presence move among them unchallenged.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
Quickening my pace in accord with the increased pace of the throng, presently I likewise entered, unchallenged for any admission fee.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
Unchallenged by the sentinel on guard!
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
We had the common confidence of habitually unchallenged people that our word would be accepted.
"The Passionate Friends" by Herbert George Wells
Link's decision passed unchallenged for nearly thirty years.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
It walked through, unchallenged, and lay down in the grass.
"Keep Your Shape" by Robert Sheckley
He went slowly, gliding along close to the walls to reach the front door unchallenged.
"Deadly City" by Paul W. Fairman
It was too much to hope, of course, that the visitors could actually get into the building unchallenged.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
Me, I was glad to slip aside unchallenged.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
Would I have been a man to trust if I had let such an event as this go by unchallenged?
"Lost Man's Lane" by Anna Katharine Green
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In poetry:

So, when thine own dark hour shall fall,
Unchallenged canst thou say:
"I never worried you at all,
For God's sake go away!"
"The Comforters" by Rudyard Kipling
While Valor's haughty champions wait
Till all their scars are shown,
Love walks unchallenged through the gate,
To sit beside the Throne.
"The Two Armies" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Fresh from the forest solitudes,
Unchallenged of his sentry lines—
The bursting of his cypress buds,
And the warm fragrance of his pines.
"The Bay-Fight" by Henry Howard Brownell
And there unchallenged may the boast be made,
Although they do not hold his sacred dust,
That Penn, the Founder, never once betrayed
The simple Indian's trust.
"Arms And The Man - The New England Group" by James Barron Hope

In news:

McCarthy-era tactics can't be allowed to go unchallenged in Washington.
They didn't go unchallenged and sometimes found themselves on the receiving end of a good thumping.
Putin leadership no longer unchallenged.
Nevertheless, the " Edict 's" significance stands unchallenged (even though we must recognize the inaccuracy of its traditional title, since it was not an edict ).
Leaders like Petraeus go unchallenged in their cocoons.
The pervasive cyberthreat that goes unchallenged.
Israel's ' unchallengeable ' Netanyahu calls elections at prime moment (+video).
Moderate Mitt goes unchallenged .
Summit County commissioner unchallenged .
Unchallenged students bode ill for education.
Town leaders to stroll back into office unchallenged .
Pentwater school board candidates unchallenged .
Captain's picks don't go unchallenged .
Ingrid Toruno is the unchallenged boss of the household, at least as far as design choices go.
Unchallenged students bode ill for education.
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In science:

The extensions to hypergraphs are similarly unchallenging, basically amounting to the observation that our arguments really make no use of the assumption that edges have size two.
Factors in random graphs
The AGSS09 results, however, have not gone unchallenged.
Solar models with accretion. I. Application to the solar abundance problem
We therefore believe that an independent analysis matching the CAL and PA modules (that remain “unchallenged ” to date) may also be productive.
An Independent Planet Search In The Kepler Dataset. I. A hundred new candidates and revised KOIs
Even though such conclusions have long remained unchallenged, we are unable to find where the full implications of this and similar assertions7−10 have ever been critically analyzed and reported in a text or journal.
The Genuine Cosmic Rosetta
The premise that plerions are powered by pulsars therefore remains essentially unchallenged.
Plerions and pulsar-powered nebulae
However, the functional dependence on ET (or Npart ) with its peculiar shape (name it different “thresholds” or not) is not at all described, and the reduction relative to the primary level is in any case unchallenged.
Experimental Conference Summary
Remarkably, this elementary observation remains unchallenged even today, when we have gained almost unshakable confidence in the universality of quantum mechanics.
Testing Gravity-Driven Collapse of the Wavefunction via Cosmogenic Neutrinos
Yet the theory remains unchallenged today, not because it is right but because no theory exists to take its place.
The emergence of the physical world from information processing
Within the realm that we can explore directly with particle physics experiments, there is no hint or anomaly we see today that could not simply disappear with improved measurements, leaving the Standard Model unchallenged.
Summary of Lepton Photon 2011
As reported by Marciano the magnitude of the radiative corrections is stable and unchallenged at present.
V_ud and V_us: CKM 2010 working group I summary
However, apart from the distances to the Hyades and Sco OB2 the Hipparcos results have not remained unchallenged.
OB Associations, Open Clusters, and the Luminosity Calibration of the Nearer Stars
Such experimental set–ups gives unchallenged access to intermediate ℓ at relatively low cost and within reasonably short time schedules (as compared to space missions).
Polarization experiments
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