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  1. not soiled, untarnished: an unsullied public persona.
  2. virginal; pure: He wears a purity ring signifying that he will remain unsullied until marriage.
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Origin of unsullied

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Related Words for unsullied

unblemished, chaste, immaculate, pristine, pure, spotless, undefiled, untarnished, unpolluted

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British Dictionary definitions for unsullied


  1. (of a reputation, etc) not stained or tarnished
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Word Origin and History for unsullied


1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of sully.

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