unalloyed

adjective
un·​al·​loyed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈlȯid How to pronounce unalloyed (audio) \

Definition of unalloyed

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

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Examples of unalloyed in a Sentence

the unalloyed happiness that marriage has brought them
Recent Examples on the Web Adaptation is a fraught enterprise, and celebrity casting isn’t an unalloyed benefit. Dallas News, "In a year of losses, something gained: How theater was artfully brought to the screen," 11 Dec. 2020 Adaptation is a fraught enterprise, and celebrity casting isn’t an unalloyed benefit. Dallas News, "In a year of losses, something gained: How theater was artfully brought to the screen," 11 Dec. 2020 Despite the Passion framing, the piece is not an unalloyed celebration of Weil, a mystic and philosopher. New York Times, "5 Things to Do This Weekend," 14 Jan. 2021 Adaptation is a fraught enterprise, and celebrity casting isn’t an unalloyed benefit. Dallas News, "In a year of losses, something gained: How theater was artfully brought to the screen," 11 Dec. 2020 Adaptation is a fraught enterprise, and celebrity casting isn’t an unalloyed benefit. Dallas News, "In a year of losses, something gained: How theater was artfully brought to the screen," 11 Dec. 2020 The slow workings of climate change are an unalloyed blessing, giving the world ample time to limit CO2 concentrations in a cost-effective manner that takes full advantage of technological advances. William Levin, National Review, "We Have Time to Prevent Climate Change," 15 Dec. 2020 Here that process has been short-circuited, with the private partner making decisions for the public partner, and expecting unalloyed gratitude in return. Mark Lamster, Dallas News, "Klyde Warren Park’s splashy proposed fountain is a design belly flop," 11 Dec. 2020 Adaptation is a fraught enterprise, and celebrity casting isn’t an unalloyed benefit. Charles Mcnulty Theater Critic, Los Angeles Times, "In a year of losses, something gained: Theater, artfully filmed," 10 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of unalloyed

1667, in the meaning defined above

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“Unalloyed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unalloyed. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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unalloyed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unalloyed

: not mixed with something else

unalloyed

adjective
un·​al·​loyed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈlȯid How to pronounce unalloyed (audio) \

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