unalloyed

adjective un·al·loyed \ ˌən-ə-ˈlȯid \
Updated on: 30 Mar 2018

Definition of unalloyed

: not alloyed : unmixed, unqualified, pure
  • unalloyed metals
  • unalloyed happiness

Examples of unalloyed in a Sentence

  1. the unalloyed happiness that marriage has brought them

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First Known Use of unalloyed

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UNALLOYED Defined for English Language Learners

unalloyed

Definition of unalloyed for English Language Learners

  • : not mixed with something else


UNALLOYED Defined for Kids

unalloyed

adjective un·al·loyed \ ˌən-ə-ˈlȯid \

Definition of unalloyed for Students

: pure 1


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