unfiltered

adjective
un·​fil·​tered | \ ˌən-ˈfil-tərd How to pronounce unfiltered (audio) \

Definition of unfiltered

1 : not filtered unfiltered wine also : not modified, processed, or refined unfiltered commercial publicity material — Paul Grimes
2 : lacking a filter an unfiltered cigarette

Examples of unfiltered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The video felt like a distillation—the unfiltered truth of our online attention ecosystem, straight from the mouths of babes. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 31 May 2021 Any air that a Dyson Purifier spits out has to have passed through the multi-layer filters, there aren't any cracks that could introduce unfiltered air to the flow. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, 13 May 2021 The flagship wrestling company, World Wrestling Entertainment, has no say in the series, allowing some with decades in the business to speak their unfiltered truth for the first time. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 6 May 2021 Not to sound impartial, but Italy is a secret source of vegan wines because most wines are unfined and unfiltered. Robin Raven, Forbes, 21 May 2021 The man who has played on a dozen Ryder Cup teams and just as many at the Presidents Cup almost never offers a peek into his vault of unfiltered thoughts. Bryce Miller Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 May 2021 The experience is somewhat reminiscent of drinking an unfiltered red wine, where there's a bold richness and some slight sediment at the bottom. Jessie Shafer, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 May 2021 The project is another impressively unfiltered look from an artist known for her unvarnished commentary. Alex Suskind, EW.com, 15 May 2021 His easy authenticity and unfiltered candor has translated to a successful post-playing career as an NBA analyst, at ESPN and, locally, at NBC Sports Boston. BostonGlobe.com, 7 May 2021

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First Known Use of unfiltered

circa 1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unfiltered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfiltered. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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