un·​blem·​ished ˌən-ˈble-misht How to pronounce unblemished (audio)
: not blemished: such as
: free from unwanted marks or spots
an unblemished apple
unblemished skin
smooth, unblemished steel
: having no fault or flaw
an unblemished safety record
pure, unblemished joy

Examples of unblemished in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That 23-14 defeat at the Rose Bowl early in the 2019 season was perhaps the first troubling sign of the Kelly era given the Bruins’ practically unblemished history against that Mountain West Conference school down Interstate 5. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2023 The Pac-12 is the only Power Five conference with an unblemished record against non-conference competition. Jon Wilner | , oregonlive, 3 Sep. 2023 Both Cruise and Waymo cited their unblemished safety records as proof their robotaxis are less dangerous than vehicles operated by people who can be distracted, intoxicated or just lousy drivers. Michael Liedtke, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Aug. 2023 Spence, his face red and swollen, and Crawford, his face unblemished, hugged and spoke with each other. Morgan Campbell, New York Times, 30 July 2023 The Vaqueros were San Diego Section Open Division semifinalists after winning the Grossmont Hills League championship with an unblemished 8-0 mark. Rick Hoff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 June 2023 Michigan would get its lead out to 14 after PSU cut it to three late, and the Wolverines held off Penn State, 79-69, on Wednesday night to remain unblemished in Big Ten play. Tony Garcia, Detroit Free Press, 5 Jan. 2023 To be valuable, cards should be unblemished as well as rare. Christina Binkley, Robb Report, 30 July 2023 The criminal case against Majors remains open and the allegations threaten to upend his career — the first public stain on an otherwise unblemished reputation. Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone, 29 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unblemished was in the 15th century

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“Unblemished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unblemished. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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