un·​dis·​guised | \ ˌən-də-ˈskīzd How to pronounce undisguised (audio) , -dis-ˈgīzd also -diz- \

Definition of undisguised

: not disguised or concealed undisguised impatience

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Other Words from undisguised

undisguisedly \ ˌən-​də-​ˈskī-​zəd-​lē How to pronounce undisguised (audio) , -​dis-​ˈgī-​ also  -​diz-​ \ adverb

Examples of undisguised in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its undisguised admiration for Xi’s China, not to mention its almost nostalgic gaze on colonial expansion and Soviet development, doubles down on Mr. Koolhaas’s nonideological esteem for world-reshaping ambitions. Jason Farago, New York Times, "Rem Koolhaas Gives Beleaguered City Folk a Trip to the Countryside," 5 Nov. 2020 Wednesday’s move was an undisguised effort to refocus the presidential race on terrain where Trump feels more confident about his record. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "Trump Is Waging a One-Sided Judicial War Against Democrats," 9 Sep. 2020 In his behavior toward others, Peters usually put on superior airs and treated those around him with undisguised condescension. Michael Dirda, Washington Post, "‘The Professor and the Parson’ tries to make sense of a narcissistic con man who fooled nearly everyone," 26 Feb. 2020 In the years since, the NSA has been attempting to refurbish its public image, speaking more openly and showing up, undisguised, at industry events. Robert Hackett, Fortune, "The NSA patches up its reputation with a gift to Microsoft," 15 Jan. 2020 China’s undisguised belligerence toward Taiwan — in words and actions — has given Ms. Tsai’s campaign a new vigor. Chris Horton, New York Times, "China Looms Over Taiwan’s Election, Giving a Boost to the Incumbent," 8 Jan. 2020 But Buttigieg’s campaign has a potentially fatal weakness, one that Castro has seized upon with undisguised glee: The South Bend mayor has failed to connect with people of color. Gilbert Garcia, ExpressNews.com, "Castro can’t hide his disdain for Buttigieg," 15 Nov. 2019 The word is never used, but the character speaks in halting sentences and bristles with undisguised passions. Christian Holub, EW.com, "The Fanatic has an out-there performance from John Travolta and not much else," 3 Sep. 2019 But none of that requires liberals to greet Walsh’s announcement with undisguised glee. Alex Pareene, The New Republic, "Joe Walsh Is Running for “Morning Joe”," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of undisguised

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Undisguised.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undisguised. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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of a feeling : not concealed or hidden

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