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  • adj. Not embittered.


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un- +‎ embittered


  • But time spent with this sagacious woman, so unembittered by poverty and rejection, was evidently prized.

    Alice Neel: Painted Truths; In the Company of Alice

  • He personally supervised the plantings at his various residences and took great satisfaction in tending his gardens with his own hands, remarking that this simple pleasure was unembittered by the recollection of pain or injury inflicted on others, or the loss of moral rectitude.

    The Splendid Spoils of Standard Oil

  • And it is in Agnes — as the marvellous fourth act opens where her love for the little dear dead child is revealed, and where her patience endures all the cruelties of her husband's fanaticism — it is in Agnes that Ibsen's genius for the first time utters the clear, unembittered note of full humanity.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • “Know you then,” he said, “a blameless use of riches? such a use as not only in the broad glare of day shall shine resplendent, but in the darkness of midnight, and stillness of repose, shall give you reflections unembittered, and slumbers unbroken? tell me, know you this use?”


  • I want my pleasure unembittered by any drop of pain.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • Are you in an box, unembittered, playing a 60-year-old Jamaican woman?

    Think Progress » Pentagon Covering Up Tens of Thousands of U.S. Casualties In Official Reports

  • How about Elizabeth Lemmon, the lovely, & unembittered and sacrified virgin, the victim of what I gradually and depressingly found was the vanity of her family.

    A Life in Letters

  • Polite Society, the Family, the Church, Sound Business, the Party, the Country, the Superior White Race; and the only defense against them, Carol beheld, is unembittered laughter.

    Main Street

  • The shores now regularly draw nearer to each other: the danger of the voyage is over; and the season for enjoyment, unembittered by cares, commences.

    Travels in England in 1782

  • I never in after-life formed a friendship so close, so fervent, and upon which, in all its progress, I could look back with feelings of such unalloyed pleasure, upon whose termination I must ever dwell with so deep, yet so unembittered regret.

    The Purcell Papers


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