unashamed

adjective
un·​ashamed | \ˌən-ə-ˈshāmd \

Definition of unashamed 

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

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Other Words from unashamed

unashamedly \ˌən-​ə-​ˈshā-​məd-​lē \ adverb

Examples of unashamed in a Sentence

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

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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served up was a dose of full-on, unashamed nostalgia — delivered with just enough sizzle to keep it from lapsing into outdated routine.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 There’s Kiran Gandhi, who ran the London Marathon while free bleeding in order to encourage other women to be unashamed of their periods. Loren Savini, Allure, "Breaking the Cycle: Meet the People Who Are Fighting to End Period Stigma," 27 June 2018 Her lyrics are so awesome and unashamed to be trans as well. Patrick Crowley, Billboard, "Munroe Bergdorf's Pride Month Playlist: MNEK, Kelela, Cakes Da Killa & More," 8 June 2018 Europe’s largest Jewish communities are experiencing a normalization and mainstreaming of antisemitism not seen since the Second World War.’’ ‘‘There has been an increase in open, unashamed, and explicit hatred directed against Jews. Washington Post, BostonGlobe.com, "‘It is like we have regressed 100 years’: Report warns of resurgent global anti-Semitism," 11 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unashamed

1600, in the meaning defined above

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unashamed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unashamed

: not feeling or showing shame or guilt : not ashamed

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