not characterized by underhand schemes or selfish motives; without an ulterior design.
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How to use undesigning in a sentence
Once received, it is a haunting idea; how many undesigning persons I suspected of watching me, it would be hard to calculate.Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
Sincere and undesigning himself, he was by no means a match for the duplicity of others.
They are such thoughtless, and undesigning rogues as you, that make a drudge of poor Providence, and set it a shifting for you.Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18) | John Dryden
And that, I have told you, is sincere and undesigning, whatever I may be hereafter.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded | Samuel Richardson
It is, "that organs for a definite end should be produced by undesigning or mechanical causes."What is Darwinism? | Charles Hodge
British Dictionary definitions for undesigning
(of a person) frank; straightforward
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