Definitions

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  • adj. not mingled

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not mingled; not mixed; unmixed; unalloyed; pure: as, to view some event with unmingled dread.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not mixed with extraneous elements

Etymologies

From un- +‎ mingled. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The magistrate appeared at first perfectly incredulous, but as I continued he became more attentive and interested; I saw him sometimes shudder with horror, at others a lively surprise, unmingled with disbelief, was painted on his countenance.

    Chapter 23

  • She looked forward to our union with placid contentment, not unmingled with a little fear, which past misfortunes had impressed, that what now appeared certain and tangible happiness, might soon dissipate into an airy dream, and leave no trace but deep and everlasting regret.

    Chapter 22

  • There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

  • This is the opinion of a critic who encamps on the highest pinnacles of literature; and the author is so far fortunate in having incurred his censure, that it gives his modesty a decent apology for quoting the praise, which it would have ill-befited him to bring forward in an unmingled state.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Strange as it may seem, a thrill of awe, which shot across my mind at that instant, was not unmingled with a wild and mysterious feeling of wonder, almost amounting to pleasure.

    Redgauntlet

  • The physician meanwhile looked on him with a countenance of surprise, not unmingled with contempt; for the Eastern people make no allowance for these mercurial changes in the temper, and consider open laughter, upon almost any account, as derogatory to the dignity of man, and becoming only to women and children.

    The Talisman

  • There were thirteen years in which Ibsen and Björnson were nothing to one another, and these were not years of unmingled mental happiness for either of them.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • He also cast around a glance of examination, which implied pity not altogether unmingled with contempt, to which, perhaps, it is as nearly akin as it is said to be to love.

    The Talisman

  • In this context he defined the term element in Sceptical Chymist (1661) as "... certain primitive and simple, or perfectly unmingled bodies; which not being made of any other bodies, or of one another, are the ingredients of which all those called perfectly mixt bodies are immediately compounded, and into which they are ultimately resolved."

    Boyle, Robert

  • The matron stepped back, and gazed on him with surprise, not unmingled with displeasure.

    The Abbot

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