un·​dis·​guised | \ ˌən-də-ˈskīzd , -dis-ˈgīzd also -diz-\

Definition of undisguised

: not disguised or concealed undisguised impatience

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undisguisedly \ ˌən-​də-​ˈskī-​zəd-​lē , -​dis-​ˈgī-​ also  -​diz-​ \ adverb

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The grande dame, a figure of undisguised power, was invented in a world of rigid power structures that have since become fluid or no longer exist. Sadie Stein, Town & Country, "The Revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses and the Evolution of the Society Grand Dame," 20 Sep. 2016 Matthew Green, the city councilor for the industrial area, has undisguised passion for the neighborhood and its history. Ian Austen, New York Times, "‘A Slap in the Canadians’ Face.’ Ontario Steel Town Reacts to Trump’s Tariffs.," 1 June 2018 Blue takes an immediate dislike to his new tenant for some reason, treating her with undisguised hostility and suspicion. Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Paradise Blue': Theater Review," 15 May 2018 Football is ripe for satire, of course, with its undisguised militarism, its unfamiliarity with the language of irony, its Lombardi-esque moral elevation of stakes that are, in the end, imaginary. Elif Batuman, The New Yorker, "A Public Defender’s Polyphonic Novel of Football and Social Justice," 30 Apr. 2018 At any rate, the two institutions offer one another undisguised support. The Economist, "Pakistan’s top court is eager to take on any brief," 28 Mar. 2018 In Tokyo those close to Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, spoke of Mr Moon with undisguised scorn. The Economist, "South Korea’s president brought the Trump-Kim summit about," 15 Mar. 2018 This is when the undisguised national contempt for the New England Patriots rears its unseemly head. Greg Cote, miamiherald, "Brady and the Patriots return to Super Bowl. Set aside envy and appreciate greatness," 22 Jan. 2018 Though they were written decades before Nick Denton was born, the catty snark and often undisguised anger evident in these pieces would not have been out of place in Gawker. Jacob Brogan, Slate Magazine, "An archival transcription project from the University of Iowa invites us to explore the history of science fiction.," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of undisguised

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of undisguised

of a feeling : not concealed or hidden

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