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  • adj. Not tempted.


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un- +‎ tempted


  • You might have noticed that in the above characterization of myself as untempted, temptation presents itself — or rather fails to present itself --- in the form of women putting the moves on me.

    Lance Mannion:

  • In legislating so that securitizers "won't sell garbage to investors," Congress wisely mandates that securitizers be long in assets pooled -- assets in which transactions would otherwise leave securitizers neutral and untempted by any opportunity to short.

    Louis M. Guenin: Regulating Collateralized Debt Obligations, the Elephant in the Room Untouched by Financial Reform Bills

  • She sneers at his hospitality and says that she's untempted by the meal he prepares for her.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • If one of the prosecutors had just sent a Democratic Congressman to jail, would you be totally untempted by the White House explanation that the real cause was, say, a reluctance to prosecute abortion-clinic protesters under RICO?

    Michael Kinsey on U.S. Attorney Firings

  • In 1976, unlike most who called themselves conservatives, Cheney remained untempted by Reagan and clung to Ford, his best ticket to ride.

    Cheney: The Fatal Touch

  • Crumple sighed again — he had learned the impotency of worldly wealth, and would have been satisfied, if left untempted, to have remained happy with one and sixpence a day.

    The Warden

  • True, there was no overt sexual chemistry between us; in fact, we were so untempted by each other that we would share a room as chastely as siblings.

    Living Alone and Loving It

  • Kincaid plunged down the hill, untempted by the effervescent atmosphere.

    All Shall Be Well

  • I am myself untempted by that procedure, essentially for the reason given.

    John R. Hicks - Prize Lecture

  • Quite the little Lord Apollo, thought Sulla, unmoved and untempted.

    The First Man in Rome


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