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unalloyed

[ uhn-uh-loid ]
/ ˌʌn əˈlɔɪd /
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not alloyed with other metals; pure: unalloyed zinc.
total; utter: unalloyed bliss.

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Origin of unalloyed

First recorded in 1660–70; un-1 + alloy + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unalloyed

unalloyed
/ (ˌʌnəˈlɔɪd) /

adjective

not mixed or intermingled with any other thing; pureunalloyed metal; unalloyed pleasure
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