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Definition of uncensored

: not censored: such as
a : not having any part deleted or suppressed an uncensored version of the film
b : not subject to a censor's examination uncensored e-mail

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The proliferation of pornography is a natural consequence of the ability to both upload and watch uncensored internet content in today's increasingly digitalized world. Sarah Jio, Woman's Day, "10 Reasons Your Husband Doesn't Want to Have Sex," 21 Feb. 2019 From her uncensored facial expressions to her head-swiveling beauty, nobody does award shows better than Chrissy Teigen. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Chrissy Teigen Nails a Beauty Quick Change—and Claps Back at Body Shamers—Following the Emmys," 18 Sep. 2018 At the bottom, and also providing an uncensored search, and also not stor[ing] personal information in China. Eric Johnson, Recode, "If they don’t want to lose their jobs to a machine, doctors will need to become compassionate ‘human connectors’," 17 Sep. 2018 From her appearance on America's Next Top Model, to her uncensored Instagram presence, Harlow has been making a huge impact on the world. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Winnie Harlow Is Now a Victoria’s Secret Angel," 8 Sep. 2018 And thanks to federal election law, a local CBS affiliate in New Mexico says it is compelled to run the ad, uncensored. Fox News, "Sudden death of Baltimore politician rattles Md. gov race," 11 May 2018 This phenomenon, known as vicarious trauma, is well known to therapists, first responders, social service workers, journalists, and other professionals whose jobs require empathically interacting with trauma survivors or handling uncensored media. Alexander Tsai, STAT, "When police officers kill unarmed blacks, it affects blacks’ mental health across the country," 27 June 2018 When the segment was broadcast, the offending word was bleeped out, but it was left uncensored on the clip that was posted online. John Koblin, New York Times, "Samantha Bee Apologizes for a Slur Against Ivanka Trump," 31 May 2018 Anthony Bourdain’s rough edges and uncensored way of looking at the world were irresistible to the many fans of his travel food shows, cookbooks and tell-all books on what life was really like in the kitchen. Jenn Harris, latimes.com, "From In-N-Out to Chateau Marmont, Anthony Bourdain understood what makes L.A. great," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of uncensored

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of uncensored was in 1890

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English Language Learners Definition of uncensored

: expressed openly without removal of words or opinions that may shock or offend people : not censored

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