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 Use hot water, a mild, unscented dishwashing soap and a brush dedicated to that purpose. Star Tribune, "Tidy cat box = a happy cat," 30 Oct. 2020 Its smell is that of unscented household cleaner, which is about 30% ammonia. Harold Mcgee, WSJ, "What Does Outer Space Smell Like?," 24 Oct. 2020 Use a mild unscented soap, because some ingredients, such as citrus, can cause spotting. Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, "How to Clean Silver Before You Set the Thanksgiving Table," 23 Oct. 2020 Plus, DUDE Wipes are unscented and contain naturally soothing aloe vera and vitamin E to pamper your behind. Camryn Rabideau, USA TODAY, "20 personal care products designed specifically for men," 8 Oct. 2020 Mark said his go-to soap is a Dove unscented bar soap for sensitive skin. Madison O'connor, The Indianapolis Star, "Mask acne and foggy glasses: How to solve 5 pandemic annoyances while staying safe," 18 Aug. 2020 And, on the top of sparkle, make sure to scoop up with unscented laundry detergent from one of our favorite New York destinations, The Package Free Shop. Tonne Goodman, Vogue, "Then and Now with Tonne Goodman – Summer’s Best Dress Gets a Sustainable Update," 3 Aug. 2020 Both options, as well as its unscented formula, are offered in sets of three and four. Jessica Leigh Mattern, PEOPLE.com, "This Hand Sanitizer Sold Out 3 Times on Amazon in One Week — and It’s 20% Off with This Secret Code," 1 Aug. 2020 There are plenty of unscented options though, even from the same brand. Medea Giordano, Wired, "Best Pet Supplies and Tips for Newly Adopted Cats and Dogs," 4 June 2020

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First Known Use of unscented

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

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11 Nov 2020

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“Unscented.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unscented. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unscented

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

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