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unashamed

[uhn-uh-sheymd] /ˌʌn əˈʃeɪmd/
adjective
1.
not ashamed; not restrained by embarrassment or consciousness of moral guilt:
a liar unashamed even after public disgrace.
2.
open; unconcealed; unabashed:
to eat with unashamed gusto.
Origin of unashamed
1590-1600
1590-1600; un-1 + ashamed
Related forms
unashamedly
[uhn-uh-shey-mid-lee] /ˌʌn əˈʃeɪ mɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unashamedness, noun
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  • I spied a slip of paper on the floor by Solange's foot and unashamedly read it.

    Modern Essays John Macy
  • For he was afraid, unashamedly afraid, though of what he could no more have said than he could fly.

    The Lost Valley J. M. Walsh
  • She took out a folded handkerchief and pressed it unashamedly to her eyes.

    The Heart of Rachael Kathleen Norris
  • He unashamedly dropped into the chair behind the reading-desk and wept aloud.

    Tramping on Life Harry Kemp
  • She is a devoted mother, and she wept frankly and unashamedly as she told me the sad details.

    The Silent Isle Arthur Christopher Benson
British Dictionary definitions for unashamedly

unashamed

/ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmd/
adjective
1.
lacking moral restraints
2.
not embarrassed, contrite, or apologetic
Derived Forms
unashamedly (ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmɪdlɪ) adverb
unashamedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unashamedly

unashamed

adj.

c.1500, implied in unashamedness, from un- (1) + ashamed. Related: Unashamedly.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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