un·​scent·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈsen-təd How to pronounce unscented (audio) \

Definition of unscented

: having no scent : not scented an unscented deodorant unscented dish soap

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Recent Examples on the Web For those who are unfamiliar, Pipette launched in 2019 as a non-toxic, unscented, and ultra-gentle alternative to other baby care products on the market. Amanda Richards, PEOPLE.com, 17 Nov. 2021 For every gallon of water, mix in one ounce of the unscented cleaner and watch as no residue is left behind. Daria Smith, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Nov. 2021 Only Skin is a new line of ultra-premium skincare designed primarily for men, but would be an ideal option for women who prefer unscented products as well. Rachel King, Fortune, 8 Nov. 2021 The brand also carries an unscented body butter for those that just want to nourish their skin and achieve the heavenly glow. Greg Emmanuel, Essence, 6 Oct. 2021 These 12-inch candles are made from unscented wax and have a burn time of about nine hours each. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Sep. 2021 Wear a clean mask daily and wash reusable masks in unscented detergent to avoid additional irritation. Erica Metzger, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Sep. 2021 The unscented cleaner can be used on multiple surfaces, including plastic, glass, metal, appliances, furniture, and more. Alicia Chilton, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 July 2021 Usually, a three-pack of the deodorant (which comes in several scents, including coconut & vanilla, lavender & rose, cucumber & mint, and unscented) costs $45. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, 21 June 2021

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First Known Use of unscented

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Unscented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscented. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unscented

: not having any added smell from perfumes, chemicals, etc.

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