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 unashamed (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 Where Felix and Ko-Ko (and Chaplin) represented a beleaguered immigrant-naïf comedy, Daffy and Sylvester the Cat and, above all, Bugs Bunny are celebrations of unashamed American ingenuity. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, "The Mixed-Up Masters of Early Animation," 21 Dec. 2020 But the women looked me dead in the eye – unflinching, strong, unashamed. Yasmin Lajoie, refinery29.com, "“Kink Helped My Mental Health”. The Healing Benefits Of BDSM," 1 Dec. 2020 Amid this partisan acceleration, Bloom pauses the process to re-instill unashamed love for American art into the culture. Nicholas Pompella, National Review, "Harold Bloom: The Essential American Literary Critic," 21 Nov. 2020 In Europe, for example, the narrative usually is a populist one where the good camp consists of ordinary people, working hard for a living and unashamed of their patriotism, their values and their borders. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, "Dezinformatsiya," 5 Oct. 2020 It’s a warts-and-all story that doesn’t paint over Picasso’s misogyny or his unashamed penchant for exploiting his fame for profit. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Review: Race, rebellion, art and death at the heart of local virtual theater shows," 28 Sep. 2020 Having lived through a rightward turn that was barely tolerable, older liberals are scared to death of a still farther right-wing turn, in a second Donald Trump term, to outright, unashamed, Viktor Orbán–style authoritarianism. Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, "Learning to Love Bernie Sanders, or Trying To," 3 Mar. 2020 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

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First Known Use of unashamed

1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Unashamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unashamed. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unashamed

: not feeling or showing shame or guilt : not ashamed

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