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

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In 2016, Pirelli published a non-airbrushed calendar for the first time and got women like Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore and Helen Mirren to pose unfiltered. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "Airbrushing Meets the #MeToo Movement. Guess Who Wins.," 15 Jan. 2018 Durkan’s texts, along with texts between Councilmember M. Lorena González and an aide that recently were turned over as part of one of the lawsuits, offer an unfiltered look at motivations and strategies behind the city’s surprise about-face. Lewis Kamb, The Seattle Times, "‘What a mess’: Texts by Seattle mayor, council member shed light on head-tax repeal," 18 Sep. 2018 It's also infused with vitamin E that nourishes and shields the skin from damage while leaving it with a healthy, natural glow your unfiltered Instagram pictures will thank you for. Tanisha Pina, Allure, "Dermstore's Sunscreen Sale Has All Your Favorite SPF Products at a Discount," 22 June 2018 Would these researchers drink the city’s unfiltered tap water today? Ken Otterbourg, Fortune, "Teflon’s River of Fear," 24 May 2018 Carry either enough water for yourself for the duration of your hike, or a map of natural water sources along your route and a water filter, purifier, chemical tablets, or means of boiling unfiltered water before drinking it. 3. Crystal Paul, The Seattle Times, "Expert tips and 10 essentials for staying safe in the wilderness," 21 Aug. 2018 In a 2009 University of California, Berkeley, study of older adults, those who used a combo reverse-osmosis/UV filter suffered about 12% fewer gastrointestinal illnesses than participants who drank regular unfiltered water. Rachael Moeller Gorman, Good Housekeeping, "Is Your Tap Water Safe?," 15 Aug. 2012 Big Brother’ is a reality show about watching a group of people who have no privacy 24/7 — and capturing every unfiltered moment and conversation in their lives. Mariah Haas, Fox News, "'Big Brother' contestant accused of inappropriate touching again after CBS warning," 30 Aug. 2018 But the service is also providing an unfiltered platform for fake news and religious hatred, activists and observers say. Annie Gowen, Washington Post, "Indians are wild about WhatsApp. But some worry it’s hurting democracy.," 14 May 2018

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First Known Use of unfiltered

circa 1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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