un·​ashamed ˌən-ə-ˈshāmd How to pronounce unashamed (audio)
: not ashamed : being without guilt, self-consciousness, or doubt
unashamedly adverb

Examples of unashamed in a Sentence

He is unashamed of his patriotism. She was unashamed to tell the truth.
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Word History

First Known Use

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unashamed was in 1600

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“Unashamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unashamed. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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