- made unclean or impure; contaminated; tainted: swimming in polluted waters.
- Slang. drunk.
Origin of polluted
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Examples from the Web for unpolluted
What can we demand from earth but its solitudes—what from heaven but its unpolluted air?Falkland, Complete
He emphasised the fact that his life had been unpolluted and his morals irreproachable.A Book of Remarkable Criminals
H. B. Irving
I envy you your peace of mind, your clean conscience, your unpolluted memory.Jane Eyre
We feel that his soul is unpolluted, and that he is superior to ordinary temptations.
Every morning we bathed in the unpolluted waters of the river.In the Footprints of the Padres
Charles Warren Stoddard
- not affected or contaminated by pollution
- untainted; pureunpolluted by the corruption of Europe
- made unclean or impure; contaminated
- US slang intoxicated; drunk
Word Origin and History for unpolluted
c.1400, "rendered impure or unclean," past participle adjective from pollute (v.). Meaning "drunk" is from 1912, American English slang; ecological sense is from 1888.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper