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unadulterated

[ uhn-uh-duhl-tuh-rey-tid ]
/ ˌʌn əˈdʌl təˌreɪ tɪd /
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adjective
not diluted or made impure by adulterating; pure: unadulterated maple syrup.
utter; absolute: unadulterated nonsense.
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Origin of unadulterated

First recorded in 1710–20; un-1 + adulterate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM unadulterated

un·a·dul·ter·at·ed·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unadulterated

unadulterated
/ (ˌʌnəˈdʌltəreɪtɪd) /

adjective
not debased or made impure
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