un·​mixed ˌən-ˈmikst How to pronounce unmixed (audio)
: not mixed
the separate, unmixed components
: unadulterated, pure
a day of unmixed pleasure

Examples of unmixed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of us have had the misfortune of swallowing a chunk of chalky, unmixed protein powder in our protein shakes. Good Housekeeping, 27 June 2023 No motive goes unmixed. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 26 Aug. 2022 Sometimes, a mutation occurs in these DNA segments and this mutation gets passed down unmixed to subsequent generations. Carolyn Graybeal, Discover Magazine, 20 Mar. 2015 For example, each collection is limited to a set number of unmixed pigments and the designs are applied freehand with meticulous attention paid to the angle of the brush. Whitney Mallett, Curbed, 2 June 2022 These individuals are not all unmixed in their ancestry. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 6 Nov. 2011 Scrape the bottom and sides of the blender to ensure there are no unmixed pockets of batter. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2021 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1526, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unmixed was in 1526

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“Unmixed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmixed. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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