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unadulterated

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adjective un·adul·ter·at·ed \ˌən-ə-ˈdəl-tə-ˌrā-təd\

Simple Definition of unadulterated

  • : not having anything added : not adulterated

  • : complete and total

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unadulterated

  1. 1 :  not adulterated :  pure <unadulterated food>

  2. 2 :  complete, unqualified <an unadulterated fool>

unadulteratedly

adverb

Examples of unadulterated in a sentence

  1. <an unadulterated solution is required for the experiment>

  2. <the unadulterated nonsense that you sometimes hear from political pundits on TV>



Circa 1719

First Known Use of unadulterated

circa 1719



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