Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not stained; not soiled or blacked; clean: as, an unsmirched character.

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  • adjective Not having been smirched; unbesmirched.

Etymologies

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From un- +‎ smirched.

Examples

  • She always protected her modesty from hurt; and so, for reward, she carried her good name unsmirched to the end.

    Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc — Volume 1

  • One of the characters is an upright citizen of "Old Virginia" and must keep his family name "unsmirched."

    Besmear One's Mouth

  • He has since been removed from it, and McCoy's record remains unsmirched, except for the time he stole the cadaver.

    Doctor’s Orders

  • The F.F.V. was born a gentleman; his highest duty in life was to watch over that great inheritance and keep it unsmirched.

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • All crystal-clear, unsmirched by any smoke of industry.

    Ruined City

  • She sends him, deliberately; he must break through the quintessential whiteness that surrounds her -- but he is to come back unsmirched.

    Browning's Heroines

  • Hitherto he has trusted her word that the feat can be achieved, the ray trod to its edge, yet he return unsmirched.

    Browning's Heroines

  • Of life unsmirched, once came to him in straits and travail sore,

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 1, January, 1864

  • Her abductor got no pleasure of her and Omar's honour was unsmirched -- though he never knew it, poor devil.

    The Shadow of the East

  • Gossip and rumor left no frailty undiscovered, no reputation unsmirched.

    Calvert of Strathore

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