un·fil·tered | \ ˌən-ˈfil-tərd \

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

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Marc Jacobs is one of the most fun-loving, unfiltered fashion designers to follow on Instagram. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "Seems Like Marc Jacobs Had the Best Paris Fashion Week," 7 Mar. 2018 If so, then plunge ahead and pay close attention as an NFL insider offers his unfiltered opinions on the skill players and schemes of every offense in the league. SI.com, "Fantasy Football Preseason Reports: A Scout’s Take on Every Team," 5 July 2018 McHayle has earned acclaim for her stiletto-sharp lyricism, unfiltered sound and messages of self-love, which often extend to very specific advice about healthy living. New York Times, "How to Make One Rapper’s Lemon-Scented Body Oil," 16 May 2018 Some studies have suggested that unfiltered coffee, made in percolaters or French presses, might raise unhealthy cholesterol levels. NBC News, "Coffee is good for you, more science shows," 2 July 2018 There’s a chance some of the Lakers’ youngsters will be packaged in a deal for Leonard—Kawhi plus LeBron is a tantalizing thought—but who isn’t curious to see how James could mesh with Ball and especially his unfiltered basketball father, LaVar? Jason Gay, WSJ, "It’s La-La Land for LeBron James," 2 July 2018 In a new video with Glamour, actor Lili Reinhart sat down to review some of the Internet's best real life takes on Betty Cooper's makeup, and her unfiltered reactions were nothing short of pure entertainment. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Lili Reinhart Reacts to Riverdale Betty Cooper Makeup Tutorials," 27 June 2018 There was unfiltered passion, utter exhaustion, intense frustration and every shade of emotion in between on this spectrum of experiences. Raisa Bruner, Time, "Soccer Legend Displays Every Mood Known to Man With His Dramatic World Cup Reaction," 26 June 2018 Yet several factors have converged to elevate the practice: Fake news and false information about politics have proliferated; the public’s trust in the mainstream media is low; and social media platforms make unfiltered messaging easier than ever. New York Times, "Never Mind the News Media: Politicians Test Direct-to-Voter Messaging," 31 May 2018

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circa 1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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