un·​blem·​ished | \ ˌən-ˈble-misht How to pronounce unblemished (audio) \

Definition of unblemished

: not blemished: such as
a : free from unwanted marks or spots an unblemished apple unblemished skin smooth, unblemished steel
b : having no fault or flaw an unblemished safety record pure, unblemished joy

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Examples of unblemished in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So far the country has an unblemished record of bond repayment through war and political strife and all eyes will be on the government’s $1.2 billion note coming due on March 9. Netty Ismail, Houston Chronicle, "Guide to Middle East risks in 2020," 26 Dec. 2019 Before the loss to Usman, the American Top Team product was unblemished outside of a 2015 loss to Warlley Alves. Nolan King, MMA Junkie, "UFC 245 results: Kamaru Usman finishes bloody Colby Covington late in fifth round," 15 Dec. 2019 Cole struck out 326 in 212 ⅓ innings – and perhaps most significant, no starter in this series has been so unblemished in the postseason. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "World Series preview: Breaking down the Astros vs. Nationals matchup," 22 Oct. 2019 A week ago, Oklahoma snapped Baylor's unblemished record by reversing deficits of 28-3 at halftime and 31-10 in the third quarter to win 34-31. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, "Winners and losers from Week 13 in college football led by Ohio State, Texas, Baylor," 24 Nov. 2019 At 8-0, the 49ers stand alone with an unblemished record. Al Saracevic, SFChronicle.com, "49ers take No. 1 spot in NFL power rankings," 5 Nov. 2019 Palm Beach Lakes wrapped up the regular season with an unblemished record and open the playoffs as the No. 1 seed in Region 3. Gary Curreri, sun-sentinel.com, "PB Lakes ends regular season atop Palm Beach County rankings, but plenty of movement elsewhere," 5 Nov. 2019 The defending Division III state champions entered the Region 12 Final with an unblemished 17-0-2 record and the Indians' unbeaten mark remained intact. Luke Feliciano, Cincinnati.com, "Renie's 2-goal performance lifts Cincinnati Country Day soccer to DIII state Final Four," 2 Nov. 2019 The top three seeds in D6 South enter the state tournament with unblemished regular season records. BostonGlobe.com, "Will we get a D1 Super Bowl rematch?," 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unblemished

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unblemished.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unblemished. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unblemished

: not having any unwanted marks or blemishes
: not harmed or damaged in any way

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