un·​nu·​anced | \ ˌən-ˈnü-ˌän(t)st How to pronounce unnuanced (audio) , -ˈnyü-, -ˌäⁿst; -nü-ˈän(t)st, -nyü-ˈän(t)st, -ˈäⁿst \

Definition of unnuanced

: not having or exhibiting subtle qualities or distinctions : lacking nuances an unnuanced performer/performance

Examples of unnuanced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your version of antiquity is shallow, poorly contextualized, and unnuanced. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Rod Dreher’s Bad History," 3 July 2018 An unapologetic climate-change skeptic, Pruitt's approach is unnuanced and unyielding. Evan Halper, latimes.com, "Once a Trump favorite, can Scott Pruitt save his job?," 5 Apr. 2018 The Disappointments of Detroit—Christopher Orr regrets that despite moments of emotional power, Kathryn Bigelow’s film offers a narrow and unnuanced portrait of the city’s 1967 riots. The Editors, The Atlantic, "The Atlantic's Week in Culture," 4 Aug. 2017

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Unnuanced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnuanced. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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