undoubted

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un- +‎ doubted

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undoubted (comparative more undoubted, superlative most undoubted)

  1. Without doubt; without question; certain.
    His undoubted skill meant that he was in much demand.
    • c. 1602, William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well, Act II, Scene 1,[1]
      More should I question thee, and more I must,
      Though more to know could not be more to trust,
      From whence thou camest, how tended on: but rest
      Unquestion’d welcome and undoubted blest.
    • 1671, John Milton, “Book the First”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleetstreet, near Temple-Bar, OCLC 228732398, lines 8–11, pages 1–2:
      Thou Spirit who ledſt this glorious Eremite / Into the Deſert, his Victorious Field / Againſt the Spiritual Foe, and broughtſt him thence / By proof the undoubted Son of God, []
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Volume II, Chapter 12,[2]
      Of what he has particularly accused me I am ignorant; but of the truth of what I shall relate, I can summon more than one witness of undoubted veracity.
    • 1923, “Current Situation,” Time, 3 December, 1923,[3]
      The place of psychology in business is undoubted; whether it can prevail against more concrete and material facts, and if so, how long, remain debatable propositions.
    • 2012 June 9, Owen Phillips, “Euro 2012: Netherlands 0-1 Denmark”, in BBC Sport[4]:
      Netherlands, one of the pre-tournament favourites, combined their undoubted guile, creativity, pace and attacking quality with midfield grit and organisation.

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