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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Alex Spiro, a lawyer for Mr. Guzzone, said his client had lived an unblemished life and distinguished career and would fight any allegations against him. Corinne Ramey, WSJ, "Charges Expected Over Construction in Bloomberg Buildings in New York," 10 Dec. 2018 Despite a long career as a federal lawmaker after the army, Mr. Bolsonaro remains unblemished by the country’s major graft scandals. Paulo Trevisani, WSJ, "Ex-Army Captain Upends Brazil’s Election With Law-And-Order Campaign," 21 Aug. 2018 The company’s record is not unblemished in its home market, either. Raymond Zhong, New York Times, "China’s ZTE, Saved by U.S., Has a Checkered Past and Shaky Future," 8 June 2018 A year ago, the Cougars took out the Lady Aves in the regional final 18-15, only to have their unblemished (20-0 at the time) season come to an end against the ferocious Bears of Upper Arlington 22-4 last May 31. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Undefeated Mount Notre Dame lacrosse will be a tough out as they head into postseason play," 4 May 2018 Robert Montgomery Knight’s 1976 Indiana Hoosiers remain the last men’s team to finish unblemished. Christopher L. Gasper, BostonGlobe.com, "The Lions in the Super Bowl, a .400 hitter in a season, and other sports dreams I’d like to see become reality," 14 July 2018 Federal appeals courts dominated by liberal judges had declared it unlawful and unconstitutional, but on Tuesday the five conservative justices gave it their unblemished blessing. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "Supreme Court's conservatives mark return to power with major rulings, minor punts," 27 June 2018 Indigo Intel An even, unblemished, pale blue shade, set off by mother-of-pearl buttons. Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "The Chambray Shirt: Why Every Man Needs This All-American Staple," 3 July 2018 While Facebook has faced arguably the fiercest criticism, Twitter is hardly unblemished, the CPA researchers say in their report. Time, "Twitter Has a Big Problem in Southeast Asia: Bots Before the Ballot in Malaysia and Beyond," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of unblemished

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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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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