from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking or exhibiting a lack of shame or embarrassment. synonym: shameless.
  • adjective Not blushing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not blushing; hence, destitute of or not exhibiting shame; impudent; shameless: as, an unblushing assertion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not blushing; shameless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not blushing.

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

  • adjective feeling no shame


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  • The music magazine further said "his funky, unblushing songs cemented his status as an enduring attraction on the black club circuit" -- something that can also be said of fellow southern soul performers Denise LaSalle, Bobby Rush and Theodis Ealey.

    Marvin Sease dies; soul singer was 64

  • His racy, provocative songs kept him from ever getting widespread radio play, but "his funky, unblushing songs cemented his status as an enduring attraction on the black club circuit," Christopher Morris writes at Variety.

    ♪♫ Marvin Sease 'gone on'

  • An unblushing narcissist to the end, judging from these brief excerpts.

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  • Shamefully, often politicians loud bluntly to close all types of closures permanently, while they remain in a part of ruling parties, but they declare vice-versa to open all forms of occlusions in unblushing manner while they thrashed in opposition's room.

    Nepal: Disappearing Security in Occlusion

  • As students of those volumes will be aware, his personal character was deplorable, his conduct abandoned, and his talent for mischief apparently inexhaustible; indeed, his one redeeming feature was his unblushing veracity as a memorialist.


  • Another scribe noted in the National Review that Rather's remarks proved that "you can be a network news grandee and bring out your moral relativism for all to see, unblushing and unashamed, when you have been cocooned among our agnostic elites for so long you think their attitudes are unremarkable."

    Blood Sugar

  • "But, I do think; 'she continued, unblushing,' it will all be for the best."

    Dearly Beloved

  • IN the summer of 2006, at a moment when Hezbollah rockets were falling virtually without pause on northern Israel, Nizar Rayyan, husband of four, father of 12, scholar of Islam and unblushing executioner, confessed to me one of his frustrations.

    NYT: Why Israel Can't Make Peace with Hamas

  • Not only that, he claims that Twilight is very popular because it offers the "unblushing embrace of storytelling."

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • The two ladies almost jumped on hearing the grocer reply with an unblushing negative.



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