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 undisguisedly (audio) , -​dis-​ˈgī-​ also  -​diz-​ \ adverb

Examples of undisguised in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 There were other acts of brazen and undisguised repression that provoked the disapproval of much of the world apart from China. Richard Bernstein, The New York Review of Books, "Cambodia: A Country for Rent," 21 Feb. 2019 My father uncorked the 30-year-old vintage and poured out a murky, burgundy liquid that smelled like vinegar, cherries and undisguised malice. Alexandra Kleeman, WSJ, "New Year’s Resolution: Pop Champagne Whenever," 28 Dec. 2018 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

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First Known Use of undisguised

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2019

Cite this Entry

“Undisguised.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undisguised. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of undisguised

of a feeling : not concealed or hidden

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