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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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 But turn it up — or listen through headphones — and Nine Inch Nails isn’t offering unmixed comfort. Jon Pareles, New York Times, 31 Mar. 2020 This quality had great appeal but wasn’t an unmixed blessing on the page. James Wood, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2019 In principle, as the pure state of the room evolves, the coffee could suddenly become unmixed from the air and enter a pure state of its own. Quanta Magazine, 16 Apr. 2014 Not every new feature is an unmixed blessing though, and the law of unintended consequences raises its head with one of Honda’s proudest accomplishments in the van. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 28 June 2017

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First Known Use of unmixed

1526, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmixed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmixed. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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