unadulterated

[ uhn-uh-duhl-tuh-rey-tid ]
/ ˌʌn əˈdʌl təˌreɪ tɪd /

adjective

not diluted or made impure by adulterating; pure: unadulterated maple syrup.
utter; absolute: unadulterated nonsense.

Nearby words

  1. unacknowledged,
  2. unacquainted,
  3. unaddressed,
  4. unadopted,
  5. unadorned,
  6. unadventurous,
  7. unadvertised,
  8. unadvised,
  9. unaesthetic,
  10. unaffected

Origin of unadulterated

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

Related formsun·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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Word Origin and History for unadulterated

unadulterated

adj.

1719, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of adulterate.

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