un·​pol·​lut·​ed | \ ˌən-pə-ˈlü-təd How to pronounce unpolluted (audio) \

Definition of unpolluted

: not contaminated or made unclean or impure : not polluted a mind unpolluted by hatred especially : not contaminated with man-made waste unpolluted water … an unpolluted wilderness of startling size in this heavily populated state. — Nancy Piccin

Examples of unpolluted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Goosenecks State Park, visitors can take in stunning views during the day, sunset views of Monument Valley in the evening, and camp under an unpolluted sky at night. Outside Online, 18 May 2021 After more than a decade of work, polycyclic-aromatic hydrocarbon levels at Money Point have dropped from some of the highest in the region to levels similar to nearby unpolluted areas. Carrie Arnold, The Atlantic, 15 Mar. 2021 Meanwhile Maccone is resolute that all future planners need to prioritize preserving the precious space resources that still remain unpolluted by humankind. Leonard David, Scientific American, 7 Apr. 2020 In a time when elites are booking long flights to nowhere to boost their airline miles status, Harbour Air and MagniX’s planned electric fleet is a breath of fresh, unpolluted air. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 12 Dec. 2019 The surrounding area has remained pristine, where pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep and mountain lions roam in the untouched, unpolluted wild. Ben Brazil, Daily Pilot, 11 Oct. 2019 What's not clear is whether aerosols lead to clouds that hold more or less water than unpolluted clouds. Cathleen O'grady, Ars Technica, 1 Aug. 2019 Night skies, unpolluted by light, offer an awe-inspiring panorama of stars. Albion Land, WSJ, 20 Nov. 2018 Pushed by poverty and pulled by the hope of a better life, the residents of the village of Tekani, Bangladesh have for almost a decade been making the trip south to the capital to demand better safety conditions and unpolluted waters. Adam Matthews, Newsweek, 13 Aug. 2015

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First Known Use of unpolluted

1540, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpolluted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpolluted. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unpolluted

: clean and safe for use : not polluted

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