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

Definition of unspoiled

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

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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 Brand new, high-end lodges committed to preserving the area’s unspoiled environment. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "The Best Places to Travel in 2019," 7 Dec. 2018 Brandon, a property featuring seven miles of unspoiled river, eleven trout ponds, and a 2,200-foot mountain, was put on sale in 2012 for $27 million. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "Jack Ma Buys 28,000 Acres of Historic U.S. Park," 25 June 2015 If so, Iran is home to the world's second oldest tree, while Siberia's unspoiled and dense forests produce most of Earth's oxygen. Lindsey Desimone, ELLE Decor, "50 Unusual Travel Facts You Need To Know Before Planning Your Next Vacation," 12 Oct. 2015 Her grandparents had bought the very old Cape overlooking the harbor in the late 1800s and reveled in its being unspoiled by modern conveniences like electricity and plumbing. Kim Velsey, New York Times, "When a Family Homestead Can’t Stay in the Family," 6 Apr. 2018 The stations are like works of art completely unspoiled by any adverts. SI.com, "90min World Cup Fan Diaries: From Russia With Love," 9 July 2018

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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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