variants or chiefly British unspoilt
: not damaged, ruined, or lacking freshness : not spoiled
unspoiled forests
unspoiled fruit

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Moorea’s unspoiled beauty and thriving culture, combined with Sofitel’s top-notch service and hospitality, made this resort an ideal place to fulfill my lifelong dream of staying in an overwater bungalow. Annie Archer, Travel + Leisure, 22 Mar. 2023 Riley Osburn transmits unspoiled innocence as Ranevskaya’s teen daughter, Anya. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Mar. 2023 This is a relatively unspoiled part of the Adriatic where sheep roam scrubby pastureland and produce some of Croatia’s tastiest lamb. Mary Novakovich, CNN, 23 Jan. 2023 Oregonians are grieving the loss of some of their most treasured natural places after wildfires wiped out campgrounds, hot springs and wooded retreats that have been touchstones for generations in a state known for its unspoiled beauty. Gillian Flaccus, Star Tribune, 22 Sep. 2020 Clam Bay Farm and Vineyard in British Columbia, Canada, offers 105 acres of unspoiled beauty, including half a mile of oceanfront, dense forest and rugged terrain. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 20 Jan. 2023 The unspoiled wilderness is a gateway to adventure and provides freedom to explore trails via mountain bike or horseback, play golf, learn archery, fly fish or relax at the spa. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, 8 Dec. 2022 Today thick, dense forests are considered synonymous with unspoiled nature. Andrew Curry, Discover Magazine, 4 May 2010 Part of what keeps the river so unspoiled is that the bulk of its banks are lined by private property, like Strunk’s, which makes public accessibility tough. Laura Kiniry, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1733, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unspoiled was in 1733

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“Unspoiled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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