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

Examples of unspoiled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Still, the challenge for any unspoiled destination will be to stand out from its equally secluded competitors, said Will Davie, head of strategy for new business at Droga5, part of Accenture PLC. Nat Ives, WSJ, "‘Safe’ Becomes Rural Tourism Pitch to a Distancing Public," 4 May 2020 There are other Zambian gems, of course — the wide-open spaces of Liuwa Plain and Kafue national parks; the unspoiled wilderness of the Lower Zambezi; the thundering Victoria Falls. New York Times, "In Search of Zambia’s Stunning Wildlife: A Virtual Safari," 31 Mar. 2020 The distant moon of Pandora is an unspoiled paradise, a Day-Glo mix of floating mountains and dense forests inhabited by lithe aliens that exist in concert with nature. David Sims, The Atlantic, "22 Movies About the End of the World to Watch Now," 18 Apr. 2020 The stylish retreat is Club Med’s first Exclusive Collection property in North America, and the only resort in the unspoiled paradise of Miches. Nicola Fumo, Town & Country, "Why the Dominican Republic Is the Best Place to Relax and Unwind," 23 Nov. 2019 Fishing and the unspoiled natural beauty of the region brought other tourists into southern Missouri and to Noel. Lee Ann Murphy, USA TODAY, "Here's how a small town in Missouri became known as 'The Christmas City'," 9 Dec. 2019 Both the Red Sea and Al-Ula projects aspire to attract wealthy, ecology-minded tourists willing to pay a premium for a novel and relatively unspoiled destination. Stanley Reed, New York Times, "Saudi Arabia Wants Your Next Vacation," 25 Dec. 2019 Offices close and people resort to campsites and holiday shacks on the golden, unspoiled beaches so characteristic of our country, to fish, barbeque, and let the kids run wild. Tim Flannery, The New York Review of Books, "Australia: The Fires and Our Future," 16 Jan. 2020 For 2020, she’s developed new itineraries that take visitors on custom guided adventure trips along Europe’s last unspoiled coastlines and hills. Brandon Presser, Harper's BAZAAR, "The 20 Best Places to Travel in 2020," 30 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of unspoiled

1733, in the meaning defined above

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“Unspoiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unspoiled. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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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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