un·ashamed | \ˌən-ə-ˈshāmd \

Definition of unashamed 

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

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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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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served up was a dose of full-on, unashamed nostalgia — delivered with just enough sizzle to keep it from lapsing into outdated routine.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 The Australian actor Geraldine Viswanathan plays one of the three girls, Kayla, a straight-shooting, confident athlete who’s unashamed and unapologetic about her sexuality. Eliza Berman, Time, "Blockers Sets the Record Straight on Teenage Girls and Sex," 5 Apr. 2018 John Bagi was unabashedly unashamed of his support for the Ohio State Buckeyes Saturday morning at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Perry A. Farrell, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit auto show attracts all — even Buckeyes — to Michigan," 20 Jan. 2018 Going all the way back to his early appearances on Oprah’s show in 1988, he’s left a long trail of casual, unashamed bigotry that’s now permeated the fever dream of this Presidency. Esquire Editors, Esquire, "Trump on Talk Shows: 30 Years of Toxic Masculinity," 10 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unashamed

1600, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unashamed

: not feeling or showing shame or guilt : not ashamed

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