The first effect was a profound amazement, not untinctured by alarm.
He was brave as a lion, but not untinctured with the superstition of the North.
Her restless enthusiasm ferments into madness, not untinctured with craft.
This is generosity, untinctured with any selfish reservation.
He appeared not untinctured with religion; but his devotion, though unostentatious, was of a melancholy tenor.
It bears throughout an air of probability, untinctured by romance, and has the strong impress of truth and fidelity to nature.
A keen sportsman, he was not untinctured by letters, and had indeed a cultivated taste for the fine arts.
It is possible that Morone, and perhaps still more, Giberti, may not have been untinctured by them.
The Sumatrans, where untinctured with Mahometanism, do not appear to have any notion of a future state.
The arms are untinctured, and leaflike mantling falling from the helmet surrounds the shield; there is no crest.
c.1400, from Latin tinctura "act of dyeing or tingeing," from tinctus "dye," past participle of tingere "to tinge, dye, moisten, soak," from PIE root *teng- "to soak" (cf. Old High German dunkon "to soak," Greek tengein "to moisten"). Meaning "solution of medicine in a mixture of alcohol" is first recorded 1640s. The verb is recorded from 1610s.
tincture tinc·ture (tĭngk'chər)
A coloring or dyeing substance.
Abbr. tinct, tr An alcohol solution of a nonvolatile medicine.