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

Examples of unscented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Researchers placed an unscented red dot on the forehead of a sedated animal and observed its reaction upon awakening and seeing its reflection. David Faris, Newsweek, 10 July 2024 Use an unscented lotion or one developed for sensitive skin to prevent skin irritation. Jennifer O'Donnell, Parents, 2 July 2024 Kinds of Fabric Softener Fabric softener is available in various forms, including scented, unscented, liquid, powder, and dryer sheets. Nafeesah Allen, Better Homes & Gardens, 26 June 2024 Then rinse with a sanitizing solution of 1 tablespoon unscented, liquid chlorine bleach per gallon of drinking water. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for unscented 

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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 23 Jul. 2024.

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