unembarrassed

adjective
un·​em·​bar·​rassed | \ˌən-im-ˈber-əst, -ˈba-rəst\

Definition of unembarrassed 

: not embarrassed: such as

a : feeling or showing no embarrassment an unembarrassed smile They realized that young consumers feel unembarrassed about bus travel—as long as they can stay online.— Josh Sanburn

b : not constrained or encumbered … a tone which seemed unembarrassed by any doubt of the most cordial reception.— Sir Walter Scott

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Its unembarrassed religiosity and warmly asserted Christianity were beautiful, and refreshing. Peggy Noonan, WSJ, "History Gives George Bush His Due," 6 Dec. 2018 In both economic and social relations, the pursuit of private advantage is increasingly unconcealed and unembarrassed. Jeffrey Collins, WSJ, "‘Power, Pleasure, and Profit’ Review: Self-Mastery Versus Self-Interest," 5 Oct. 2018 More than 300 unembarrassed bicyclists will pedal through downtown New Orleans on June 9 in various states of undress, as the annual World Naked Bike Ride NOLA hits the road for the tenth time. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, "New Orleans Naked Bike Ride 2018: the bare facts," 30 May 2018 More significant was its unembarrassed youthfulness, its update of the ballet-in-sneakers tradition. The New York Times, New York Times, "The Best Dance of 2017," 6 Dec. 2017 There’s nothing at all wrong with a shameless movie, a picture built for pure entertainment and wholly unembarrassed about it. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "The Greatest Showman Is Bonkers, But Earnestly So," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of unembarrassed

1708, in the meaning defined above

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