un·​scent·​ed ˌən-ˈsen-təd How to pronounce unscented (audio)
: having no scent : not scented
an unscented deodorant
unscented dish soap

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For this reason, unscented or fragrance-free stretch mark creams might be your best bet, like the Palmer's Cocoa Butter Massage Lotion. Barbara Bellesi Zito, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2023 These wipes are also unscented, biodegradable, and recommended for sensitive skin. Anna Popp, Travel + Leisure, 13 Feb. 2023 For both the face and body, grab a mild, unscented, hydrating cleanser, like La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser. Kristin Limoges, Harper's BAZAAR, 9 Dec. 2022 Glossier's deodorant comes in three scents (Sandstone, Orange Blossom Neroli, and the brand's popular shape-shifting Glossier You) as well as one unscented version. Erika Reals, Peoplemag, 13 Feb. 2023 While these pods come in a Fresh Scent option, if using scented laundry detergent is irritating for your skin, there's also the unscented version. Zoë Hannah, Popular Mechanics, 1 Feb. 2023 What to Consider: There’s no unscented version available. Rena Behar, Travel + Leisure, 30 Jan. 2023 It's also made with 100 percent unscented soy wax, perfect for sensitive noses. Women's Health, 6 Feb. 2023 Customers especially love their fragrance options, which include novelty seasonal scents, but the unscented stick is a great pick for those with sensitive skin. Heath Owens, Town & Country, 3 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unscented was circa 1775

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“Unscented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscented. Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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