unheard-of

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unheard-of (comparative more unheard-of, superlative most unheard-of)

  1. Previously unknown; unprecedented.
    • 1912, Zane Grey, Riders of the Purple Sage, Chapter 9
      Starvation in the uplands was not an unheard-of thing []
    • 2004, Peter Bondanella, Hollywood Italians: Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos, chapter 4, page 175:
      Prohibition produced the immense and previously unheard-of wealth that launched truly organized crime in America.

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