un·​spoiled | \ ˌən-ˈspȯi(-ə)ld How to pronounce unspoiled (audio) , -ˈspȯi(-ə)lt\
variants: or chiefly British unspoilt \ ˌən-​ˈspȯi(-​ə)lt How to pronounce unspoilt (audio) \

Definition of unspoiled

: not damaged, ruined, or lacking freshness : not spoiled unspoiled forests unspoiled fruit

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Recent years have seen an influx of holiday-homeowners and an increase in construction, an indication that Mukteshwar’s unspoiled reputation might be in jeopardy. Payal Dhar, Washington Post, "Keep your cool in India by visiting one of the country’s hill stations," 5 July 2019 Grenada is an unspoiled paradise with a rich culture that’s infused with Amerindian, French, English, African, East Indian, and Caribbean influences. Danielle Pointdujour, Essence, "Watch 'ESSENCE Escapes': Journey Beyond Beautiful Beaches to Uncover the Real Grenada," 10 June 2019 And that’s the enduring appeal of the park: a large, unspoiled canvas of the American West. Dan Westergren, National Geographic, "Yellowstone National Park," 12 Apr. 2019 At nearly 130 feet tall, this historic lighthouse has stood proudly over the County Donegal coastline since 1817, an area known for its unspoiled nature and traditional Irish culture. Todd Plummer, Town & Country, "5 Amazing Locations in Ireland," 21 May 2019 Ma joins a line of American royalty that has owned the property in the unspoiled wilderness region known for compounds known as Great Camps built by some of the country's most prominent families beginning in the 19th-century. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Jack Ma Buys 28,000 Acres of Historic U.S. Park," 25 June 2015 This winter, head to Careyes, an unspoiled, under-the-radar luxury getaway just two hours’ drive from Manzanillo (or three from Puerto Vallarta) along Jalisco’s rugged Pacific coast. Eric Rosen, WSJ, "Escape Winter with a Trip to This Under-the-Radar Destination," 6 Dec. 2018 Above, Natalia gives us a taste of Colombia’s unspoiled paradise. Monica Mendal, Vogue, "This Bohemian Beach Town Is Colombia’s Best-Kept Secret," 10 Jan. 2019 The East Brother Light Station, on an unspoiled island in the San Pablo Bay, part of the larger San Francisco Bay, is seeking a new pair of lighthouse keepers. Maude Campbell, Popular Mechanics, "Need a Fresh Start in 2019? California Has an Opening for a Lighthouse Keeper," 8 Jan. 2019

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1733, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unspoiled

: still wild and not changed by people : not spoiled
: not affected by the special attention you are receiving because of fame or success


un·​spoiled | \ ˌən-ˈspȯild\

Kids Definition of unspoiled

: not damaged or ruined unspoiled milk an unspoiled view

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