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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Basic socialization teaches us that, for the most part, spitting out hostile, unfiltered sentiments is antisocial and destructive. Patricia Grisafi, SELF, "When I’m Gaming, I Can Stop Being a People Pleaser and Embrace My Anger," 1 Nov. 2018 My Greek teacher, a scholastic named McGoldrick, smoked unfiltered Camels down to his yellow-stained knuckles. Lance Morrow, WSJ, "The Sexual Revolution and the Church," 24 Oct. 2018 The system was supposed to keep unfiltered outside air from entering the home. Candace Jackson, New York Times, "When a Mega-Mansion Runs Over Budget," 30 Mar. 2018 But beyond the frenzied mix of hormones and alcohol is an intense curiosity in the outside world, one that noisily landed three weeks ago on the doorsteps of Russians, unfiltered and free from the manacles of politics. Amie Ferris-rotman, Washington Post, "At World Cup, Russians embrace the world, one relationship at a time," 9 July 2018 But unfiltered and pure, Kate Spade's vision for the world was intoxicating. Connie Wang, refinery29.com, "What’s In A Name? For Kate Spade, It Was Everything Until It Was Nothing," 5 June 2018 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

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First Known Use of unfiltered

circa 1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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