unmixed

adjective
un·​mixed | \ ˌən-ˈmikst How to pronounce unmixed (audio) \

Definition of unmixed

: not mixed the separate, unmixed components : unadulterated, pure a day of unmixed pleasure

Examples of unmixed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's also a scraper beater, which prevents unmixed ingredients from clinging to the sides of the bowl. Samantha Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Aug. 2022 His most searing jokes leave a satisfyingly sour aftertaste, like the bitters at the bottom of an unmixed drink. New York Times, 26 Apr. 2022 The unmixed batter can accumulate around the bottom of the bowl, so be sure to thoroughly scrape the sides and bottom with the whisk attachment or a silicone spatula. Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2021 Scrape down sides and bottom of bowl from time to time to prevent any patches of unmixed butter. Aleksandra Crapanzano, WSJ, 10 Dec. 2021 The Richmond painter sometimes mixes artificial sand into acrylic pigments to achieve rough textures, although the paintings’ hard edges, regular shapes and bright, unmixed colors evoke pools more than beaches. Washington Post, 23 July 2021 Her large paintings use bold, unmixed colors and make no attempt to simulate depth. Washington Post, 23 Apr. 2021 Drips, ballpoint-pen scribbles, bars of unmixed color and even a simulated wood-grain background appear to merge with Hopkins’s form, as if to indicate an unsure sense of self. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021 Using a spatula, scrape down the bowl and give the dough a fold or two by hand to make sure there are no unmixed parts. Washington Post, 2 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of unmixed

1526, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unmixed was in 1526

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21 Aug 2022

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“Unmixed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmixed. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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