from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not mingled or diluted with extraneous matter; pure. See Synonyms at pure.
  • adj. Out-and-out; utter: the unadulterated truth.

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  • adj. pure; not mixed or adulterated with anything
  • adj. utter or out-and-out, especially in the phrase unadulterated truth

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

  • adj. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
  • adj. not mixed with impurities


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un- +‎ adulterated


  • I am drinking in unadulterated heaven with my eyes.

    Sanguine Pizza

  • Even with the Authority recast as a pseudo-Nazi State, the questions about childhood remain unadulterated in the film.

    But enough about you

  • Hate to break it to you, Eric, but by calling me a "name caller" you were engaged in unadulterated name calling.

    Sound Politics: Post-Thanksgiving Turkey

  • It suddenly became immensely important to me that I have a jar of real maraschino cherries, without corn syrup, red dye, et al., made by soaking unadulterated real cherries in unadulterated maraschino liquor.


  • I just want to remember "Klick-Kult mit Gangsta-Rap" in unadulterated bot-grish.

    Boing Boing: December 25, 2005 - December 31, 2005 Archives

  • See, Moe, it’s not just about plain unadulterated “facts,” which by themselves are dry bits of data, devoid of all flavor and meaning.

    The WaPo discovers that there are Alabama Democrats. | RedState

  • In the evenings, she hoovered up sadza and milk or cream-laden bonemeal with an expression of unadulterated bliss, and then she’d climb into one of the hessian-padded tractor tires we kept under the carport for the dogs and sink into a coma, her beauty-queen eyelashes curling up from her cheeks.

    Rainbow’s End

  • All that stuff which we old-timers gratefully sigh over and our children refer to as unadulterated corn.

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  • And why in the world is this government, in both political parties, permitting this kind of unadulterated, unfettered capitalism to rape this country?

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2008

  • And like any group of puritans, their primary agenda is to purify their religion of what they see as its cultural religious innovations and to return it to some kind of unadulterated and frankly, purely imaginary past.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2006


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