unmixed

adjective

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

chocolate has a great taste, but I prefer my milk unmixed
Recent Examples on the Web The seemingly unmixed demo made many social media users speculate whether the song was AI-generated before noted hip-hop commentator DJ Akademiks eventually played it — noticeably with some tweaks, like the omission of a line about P. Diddy and a different beat — on his livestream. Kyndall Cunningham, Vox, 7 May 2024 Monet’s unmixed dabs of paint are laid down on the surface of the canvas, just like the spots of fractured light of the orange sun quivering behind gray fog and flickering across the blue-green surface of the watery harbor at dawn. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2024 There's also a scraper beater, which prevents unmixed ingredients from clinging to the sides of the bowl. Laura Denby, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Mar. 2024 Those hyper-feminine silhouettes, some of which required padding on the hips, weren’t an unmixed blessing. Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2024 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1526, in the meaning defined above

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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 19 Jul. 2024.

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