unnuanced

adjective

un·​nu·​anced ˌən-ˈnü-ˌän(t)st How to pronounce unnuanced (audio)
-ˈnyü-,
-ˌäⁿst;
-nü-ˈän(t)st,
-nyü-ˈän(t)st,
-ˈäⁿst
: 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 But the contemporary proposals of unnuanced bans on the technology will stall improvements to its accuracy and hinder its safe integration, to the detriment of vulnerable populations. Orly Lobel, Time, 27 Oct. 2022 Between gallons three and four, the former had drafted an angry e-mail to the school, but then stared at her unnuanced message. Weike Wang, The New Yorker, 18 Aug. 2022 Your version of antiquity is shallow, poorly contextualized, and unnuanced. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, 3 July 2018 An unapologetic climate-change skeptic, Pruitt's approach is unnuanced and unyielding. Evan Halper, latimes.com, 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, 4 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unnuanced was in 1921

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“Unnuanced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnuanced. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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