unashamed

[ uhn-uh-sheymd ]
/ ˌʌn əˈʃeɪmd /

adjective

not ashamed; not restrained by embarrassment or consciousness of moral guilt: a liar unashamed even after public disgrace.
open; unconcealed; unabashed: to eat with unashamed gusto.

Nearby words

  1. unarm,
  2. unarmed,
  3. unartistic,
  4. unary,
  5. unary operation,
  6. unasked,
  7. unassailable,
  8. unassisted,
  9. unassuming,
  10. unattached

Origin of unashamed

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + ashamed

Related formsun·a·sham·ed·ly [uhn-uh-shey-mid-lee] /ˌʌn əˈʃeɪ mɪd li/, adverbun·a·sham·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for unashamedly

unashamed

/ (ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmd) /

adjective

lacking moral restraints
not embarrassed, contrite, or apologetic
Derived Formsunashamedly (ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmɪdlɪ), adverbunashamedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unashamedly

unashamed

adj.

c.1500, implied in unashamedness, from un- (1) + ashamed. Related: Unashamedly.

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