un·​ashamed | \ ˌən-ə-ˈshāmd How to pronounce unashamed (audio) \

Definition of unashamed

: not ashamed : being without guilt, self-consciousness, or doubt

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unashamedly \ ˌən-​ə-​ˈshā-​məd-​lē How to pronounce unashamedly (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unashamed in a Sentence

He is unashamed of his patriotism. She was unashamed to tell the truth.
Recent Examples on the Web Thank you for riding with us, for your voices, your enthusiasm, your memes, your fart jokes, and your unashamed crazy. Nick Romano, EW.com, "Netflix's Daybreak canceled after one season," 17 Dec. 2019 Thank you for riding with us, for your voices, your enthusiasm, your memes, your fart jokes, and your unashamed crazy. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Netflix's "Daybreak" Cancelled After One Season," 17 Dec. 2019 Erratic but engaging, going in and out of daring, the film’s mixture of black humor and unashamed sentimentality is not always as good as its best parts. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Risky satire ‘Jojo Rabbit’ turns the weapon of humor on Hitler," 30 Oct. 2019 The PlayStation Classic is a copycat, and Sony seems largely unashamed by that fact. Nick Statt, The Verge, "Sony’s PlayStation Classic is as simple and fun as you’d expect," 8 Nov. 2018 They were spotted kissing in a park in the English city, completely unashamed of locking lips out in the open. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Show PDA in London Following Wedding Rumors," 17 Sep. 2018 People who don’t want children should be proud and unashamed in living child-free, and people who want two should stop at two, and people who want five dogs should lead a barkful life. Mark Oppenheimer, WSJ, "Yes, We Really Do Want to Have a Fifth Child," 24 Aug. 2018 Now, Deidre can be a role model for lesbians unashamed of their sexuality. NBC News, "Miss America 2005 marries same-sex partner in Alabama," 20 Apr. 2018 Instead, what the Jacksons served up was a dose of full-on, unashamed nostalgia — delivered with just enough sizzle to keep it from lapsing into outdated routine. Brian Mccollum, Detroit Free Press, "Jacksons overcome technical woes to sparkle at Detroit Music Weekend," 17 June 2018

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First Known Use of unashamed

1600, in the meaning defined above

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27 Dec 2019

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“Unashamed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unashamed. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unashamed

: not feeling or showing shame or guilt : not ashamed

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