Definitions

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

  • adjective Not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; unrelieved.
  • adjective Without qualification or exception; absolute.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not mitigated; not lessened; not softened or toned down; unassuaged; often, especially in colloquial use, unconscionable: as, an unmitigated scoundrel; an unmitigated lie.

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

  • adjective Not mitigated.

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

  • adjective not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier

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Examples

  • At a gathering at the offices of Thomson Reuters, Gladwell and Martin talked about how talent compensation has run amok in America and the repercussions of what they call unmitigated greed.

    Forbes.com: News

  • So, if I show a single qualification or exception, then "unmitigated" is incorrect.

    Sound Politics: A Trifle Overstated, Professor McKay

  • I call unmitigated Shenanigans. 300 people may have died for whatever reason, but it was not radiation poisoning.

    Twofer Tuesday

  • They usually bark when there is a stranger about, but it is an expression of unmitigated joy at the chance to meet somebody new, not a warning.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs

  • They usually bark when there is a stranger about, but it is an expression of unmitigated joy at the chance to meet somebody new, not a warning.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs

  • Therefore, as he sat behind his cluttered desk amidst the disaster area that was the kindest way to describe his office, Aldo Corsi regarded the man who now stood before him wearing a Starfleet uniform with an expression of unmitigated contempt.

    Home Fires

  • Therefore, as he sat behind his cluttered desk amidst the disaster area that was the kindest way to describe his office, Aldo Corsi regarded the man who now stood before him wearing a Starfleet uniform with an expression of unmitigated contempt.

    Breakdowns

  • Therefore, as he sat behind his cluttered desk amidst the disaster area that was the kindest way to describe his office, Aldo Corsi regarded the man who now stood before him wearing a Starfleet uniform with an expression of unmitigated contempt.

    Home Fires

  • Therefore, as he sat behind his cluttered desk amidst the disaster area that was the kindest way to describe his office, Aldo Corsi regarded the man who now stood before him wearing a Starfleet uniform with an expression of unmitigated contempt.

    Home Fires

  • At this display of geographical accuracy Dot fairly cheered, and rocked herself to and fro in unmitigated enjoyment.

    The Brownies and Other Tales

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