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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Most of Alaska and parts of Hawaii also contain unspoiled skies. Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post, "Where the last pristine skies in America are," 6 Aug. 2019 Areas of unspoiled natural beauty are shrinking — and the deleterious effects of climate change are becoming more and more disturbing. Vincent Andrunas, San Diego Union-Tribune, "A voice for the coast and ocean," 5 July 2019 In an age when Instagram junkies have overexposed much of the planet, Crimea stands apart for unspoiled authenticity enjoyed by few, save Russians and travelers from the former Soviet bloc. Jeff Opdyke, latimes.com, "Crimea is an unexpected beauty set against an unsettled history," 23 June 2019 This Indonesian paradise comprises six islands, three blue lagoons, and 13 unspoiled white beaches in the heart of the remote Anambas Archipelago (reached only by seaplane). Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Beautiful Overwater Bungalows Around the World," 13 June 2019 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

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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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