un·​cen·​sored ˌən-ˈsen(t)-sərd How to pronounce uncensored (audio)
: not censored: such as
: not having any part deleted or suppressed
an uncensored version of the film
: not subject to a censor's examination
uncensored email

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The film is a colorful, hallucinatory, uncensored depiction of that period as Scorsese imagines it. Town & Country, 17 Feb. 2023 The whole episode illustrates the way in which Hillsdale’s politics—and Arnn’s uncensored style—have complicated the school’s attempt to foster a broad revival of liberal-arts education. Emma Green, The New Yorker, 3 Apr. 2023 Said era so far has looked like this: off-the-cuff TikToks, a healthy post-split dating life, and a new, uncensored persona. Véronique Hyland, ELLE, 28 Mar. 2023 Chaka Khan gave her uncensored takes on the 'greatest' singers of all time | Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images But eventually Khan's curiosity got the better of her. Lester Fabian Brathwaite, EW.com, 3 Mar. 2023 Without a network or linear broadcast partner, the show felt unfiltered, with glimpses of stars mingling between presentations and plenty of speeches sprinkled with curse words that went uncensored. Megan Thomas, CNN, 27 Feb. 2023 Trending The potential for cancel culture is democracy uncensored and unchained. Ernest Owens, Rolling Stone, 20 Feb. 2023 Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty (then separate entities serving Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union, respectively) were created during the Cold War, providing uncensored news and information to audiences that had access to neither behind the Iron Curtain. Yasmeen Serhan, The Atlantic, 23 Feb. 2021 The sole satellite radio provider today, SiriusXM, has over 150 stations running 24/7, with content that includes uncensored album cuts, an exclusive channel from talk show maven Howard Stern, and live audio sports broadcasts. Kevin Cortez, Popular Mechanics, 3 Mar. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncensored was in 1890

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“Uncensored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncensored. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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