untempered

adjective
un·​tem·​pered | \ˌən-ˈtem-pərd \

Definition of untempered 

: not tempered: such as

a : not moderated or made less extreme … a devotion to universal values untempered by any respect for the concrete well-being of men and women.— Zygmunt Bauman

b : not brought to a proper consistency untempered mortar

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These granules are still sharp, but should do less damage than the long shards of untempered glass. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, "How to Repair Your Cracked Windshield," 9 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of untempered

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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