American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Free from other elements; pure: unmixed pleasure; an unmixed blessing.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not mixed; not mingled; pure; simple; unadulterated; unmingled; unalloyed.
- adj. not mixed with extraneous elements
- adj. not constituting a compound
“The vinyl version features songs in unmixed extended form. 9 tracks including a phat cover of Daft Punk's classic "Teachers".”
“Nothing would have pleased the old man better than a rough-and-tumble campaign against the Satpuras, whom he, as an "unmixed" Bhil, despised; but he had a duty to all his nation as Jan Chinn's interpreter; and he devoutly believed that forty plagues would fall on his village if he tampered with that obligation.”
“Then the Major sat on the bed and whistled; for the spectacle of the senior native commissioned officer of the regiment, an "unmixed" Bhil, a Companion of the Order of British India, with thirty-five years 'spotless service in the army, and a rank among his own people superior to that of many”
“We have seen, throughout or nearly throughout the last volume, how very long it was before its powers and advantages were properly appreciated; how mere _récit_ dominated fiction; and how, when the personages were allowed to speak, they were for the most part furnished only or mainly with harangues -- like those with which the "unmixed" historian used to endow his characters.”
“Sacrificing the lives of addicts to send an "unmixed" moral message actually sends a troubling moral message: that the unwanted have no worth.”
“Here, again, the mere student of "unmixed" history may start up and say, "Why! this”
“Nor do we view the tiny flame of our own kindling (guarded in lasting purity as its light ever is) with greater awe than the celestial fires though they are often shrouded in darkness; nor do we deem it a greater marvel than the craters of Etna, whose eruptions throw up stones from its depths and great masses of rock, and at times pour forth rivers of that pure and unmixed subterranean fire.”
“There he topped off the night by drinking a whole beaker of unmixed wine in a single gulp, after which he shrieked as if hit by a blow and was led back to his bed by his friends.”
“As Greene would have said," Mr. Iyer observes, "in matters of love and family, there are no easy answers or unmixed emotions.”
“I think you can kiss the medical sector goodbye, although I hold to a Hansonian view of medicine, so that is not a completely unmixed blessing.”
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