unaltered

adjective
un·​al·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈȯl-tərd How to pronounce unaltered (audio) \

Definition of unaltered

: not changed into something else especially deliberately : not altered unaltered documents

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Madeline, by contrast, is breezily unaltered, though the waters of discontent in her personal life continue to churn. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "The Family Values of Big Little Lies," 7 June 2019 Life at the huge state park seems very much unaltered by the construction. Seattle Sketcher Gabriel Campanario, The Seattle Times, "See this spooky building at Kenmore’s St. Edward park before it’s restored and turned into a hotel," 8 Apr. 2019 No animal is injured, thank goodness, in this playful introduction for children ages 3-6 to Blake’s famous poem, which appears unaltered in the endpapers. Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, "Children’s Books: Tales Well Worth Repeating," 15 Feb. 2019 Listing image by Peter Bright A desktop system without desktop-class performance As much as the internals of the Mac mini are greatly improved, the exterior is almost unaltered. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Mac mini review—a testament to Apple’s stubbornness," 23 Nov. 2018 In the above video, Shapiro walks frame by frame through the AP's unaltered clip of the incident and the clip of the incident that the White House circulated. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, "AP: Video expert says White House clip of CNN reporter was likely doctored [Updated]," 9 Nov. 2018 The 56-year-old plane needs some work, unrestored and unaltered since Elvis last owned it. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY, "You can now bid to buy Elvis Presley's private jet; sold 'as is'," 22 June 2018 The concerns of gay people when Will and Grace was on the air in the '90s aren’t the same as those today, but the show is essentially unaltered. Jennifer Wright, Harper's BAZAAR, "Roseanne Barr Succeeded Because of Her Backward Views," 31 May 2018 As fate would have it, brides-to-be can purchase the unaltered version of Markle's fictional wedding dress at Kleinfield Bridal. Halie Lesavage, Glamour, "Take a Look at Meghan Markle in Her ‘Suits’ Wedding Dress," 26 Apr. 2018

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1551, in the meaning defined above

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unaltered

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unaltered

: not changed or altered : remaining in an original state

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