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[spoilt] /spɔɪlt/
a simple past tense and past participle of spoil.
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unspoilt, adjective Unabridged
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  • Reverence is being exacted by some rather from the parent towards the child as a fresh, new and unspoilt being.

    Radiant Motherhood Marie Carmichael Stopes
  • He's as clever as you please, and with it all as obliging and unspoilt as possible.

    The Making of a Soul Kathlyn Rhodes
  • Frank Wargrave was almost universally liked by both men and women, and, while unspoilt by popularity, thoroughly deserved it.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly
  • It has been so tampered with and restored that little remains that is unspoilt.

  • The little daughter of the house—Winifred—is the most delightful and unspoilt of children.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • They are spoilt or unspoilt, but in the same proportion as the rest of their sex.

    Camilla Fanny Burney
  • A sweet face she had, a face which glowed with health, and was unspoilt by cosmetics.

    The Everlasting Arms Joseph Hocking
  • Miss Ware herself, while sensible of her riches, was unspoilt by them.

    Cape of Storms Percival Pollard
  • A woman with such endowments, unspoilt by education, was virgin soil that would yield whatever her husband willed.

    William Blake Charles Gardner
  • She sat by me at dinner, but on my left, and I could only see the unspoilt half of her face.

    Spiritual Adventures Arthur Symons
British Dictionary definitions for unspoilt


a past tense and past participle of spoil
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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