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 This naiveté is always welcomed at SCAD, and is perhaps the clearest example of the unpolluted visions students are allowed to develop by studying in here. Vogue, 25 May 2022 Brett and Angie got back in the car and drove close to 30 miles trying to find a stretch of unpolluted beach, and finally gave up. Time, 5 May 2022 Some fraudster posted a picture of dolphins supposedly swimming in the Bacino di San Marco, and swans cruising down an unpolluted blue Grand Canal. Jason Farago, New York Times, 21 Apr. 2022 Tiger salamanders need both undisturbed habitat and enough clean, unpolluted water to fill their breeding pools every year. Carolyn Wells, Longreads, 24 Mar. 2022 Anderson grew up in Jamaica with clear, dark skies and an unpolluted view of space. Carlos R. Muñoz, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Feb. 2022 During the summers of 2018 and 2019, the researchers observed the numbers and type of pollinators that visited the flowering plants in polluted and unpolluted zones. Aylin Woodward, WSJ, 20 Jan. 2022 And amateur stargazers can also view a host of meteor showers and lunar events with nothing more than a pair of binoculars, good weather and a patch of unpolluted night sky. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Jan. 2022 After nightfall, and on a clear night, head to the Community Observatory, to see a spectacular starry display from the Scilly’s unpolluted dark skies (there are two resident telescopes). Angelina Villa-clarke, Forbes, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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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 10 Aug. 2022.

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