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Extremely uncommon or unusual; beyond belief. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. His prowess on the balance beam is unheard of. Investors began making unheard-of amounts of money on these risky investments.
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unheard of

Very unusual, extraordinary, as in It's unheard of to have all one's money refunded two years after the purchase. This expression alludes to a circumstance so unusual that it has never been heard of. [Late 1500s]
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This policy is so special that it covers many things which are unheard of viz.
This volume describes untold stories and unheard voices linked to the publication of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood and analyzes the place of the book in the history of creative nonfiction and literary journalism, within cultural, historical, literary, and regional contexts.
'Even in loan agreements between states and private lenders, such wholesale waiver of sovereign immunity is unheard of,' he said.
He said: "There were 30 separate parties bidding for the building, almost unheard of interest in what is a classic city centre property.
"Even more inconceivable that a lawyer would tape a client - totally unheard of & perhaps illegal.
Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi, head of the bench, observed that the petitioner had been condemned unheard in violation of various judgements of the Supreme Court and the Article 10-A of the Constitution.
It was unheard of to get your make-up done for a night out.
Critique: An inherently fascinating and absorbing read from beginning to end, "Museum of Unheard (of) Things" is certain to be an enduringly popular addition to both community and academic library collections, as well as the personal reading lists of anyone with an interest in the strange, the weird, the obscure, and the kind of things that made 'Ripley's Believe Or Not' so popular for so many decades.
The focus of Unheard Of is clearly Beckwith's own life and career.
This evocation of the unheard hints at what the artist and writer Hito Steyerl so beautifully describes in her introduction to the German edition of Spivak's essay "Can the Subaltern Speak?": that Spivak's legacy does not consist in giving voice to previously unheard voices, "but rather in hearing their shared silence."
Manic Street Preachers - Generation Terrorists The Welshmen re-release their 18-track debut record, now remastered with previously unheard songs, photos and TV performances.
The unheard prayer; religious toleration in Shakespeare's drama.
Las Vegas, NV, November 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Unheard Voices Entertainment Enterprises LLC (UVEE, LLC) has announced today that it will be launching a global talent show called The Unheard Voices TV Show.
Gitta Sereny, who paid Bell pounds 50,000 from the controversial book Cries Unheard, passed away last week aged 91.