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

Definition of unashamed

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

Other Words from unashamed

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 Something in those shoulders and in the set of the neck, in the sign of unashamed age suggested by the unhidden bald spot, gave an impression of the unflappable calm that comes only by way of long-sustained excellence. Vinson Cunningham, The New Yorker, 26 Apr. 2022 The song set the tone for the night: to be unashamed, unfiltered and unapologetic about one’s experiences and feelings. Palak Jayswal, The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Apr. 2022 Our unashamed view at National Review is that argument is better than forbiddance, that sunlight is preferable to darkness, and that tolerance, not outrage and cancellation, ought to be our default mode. Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review, 10 Feb. 2022 Perhaps all long-running reality series need a person who’s not just fundamentally unashamed to be on camera but who in some sense needs to be. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 24 Nov. 2021 These were the years of Trumpism, of unashamed white-supremacist politics, of unending police brutality against Black people. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 15 Nov. 2021 As a student at Oxford, Wilde was attracted by the idealized homoerotic images of Greek culture, which led him to an increasingly unashamed presentation of himself as a man who adored (and was often adored by) younger men. Scott Bradfield, Los Angeles Times, 14 Oct. 2021 Picasso was a masculine type of glamour in her own way, a muse to Yves, and fiercely unashamed with her wardrobe. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 1 Oct. 2021 Black fans appreciated him for his unashamed emotion for the hood. Doreen St. Félix, The New Yorker, 9 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unashamed

1600, in the meaning defined above

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21 May 2022

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“Unashamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unashamed. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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