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unprecedented
used in Brave New World

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Definition
not having happened before; or nothing similar having happened before
  • She felt in her pocket for her soma–only to discover that, by some unprecedented oversight, she had left the bottle down at the rest-house.
    p. 111.6
  • The intoxication of success had evaporated; he was soberly his old self; and by contrast with the temporary balloon of these last weeks, the old self seemed unprecedentedly heavier than the surrounding atmosphere.
    p. 178.8
  • At "sole Arabian tree" he started; at "thou shrieking harbinger" he smiled with sudden pleasure; at "every fowl of tyrant wing" the blood rushed up into his cheeks; but at "defunctive music" he turned pale and trembled with an unprecedented emotion.
    p. 183.4

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