undisguised

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj undisguised plain to see "undisguised curiosity"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • undisguised Not disguised; not covered with a mask or with a false appearance; hence, open; frank; candid; plain; artless: as, undisguised anxiety.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Undisguised un-dis-gīzd′ not disguised, frank, open, plain
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Quotations

  • Pindar
    Pindar
    “Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.”

Usage

In literature:

The peasants regarded us with frank undisguised curiosity, coming round to watch our proceedings.
"Round About the Carpathians" by Andrew F. Crosse
There was no reticence in his undisguised admiration of her.
"Vera Nevill" by Mrs. H. Lovett Cameron
Helmsley, startled in a manner by his appearance, looked at him with involuntary and undisguised admiration.
"The Treasure of Heaven" by Marie Corelli
But when she came out, in Hepatica's company, I saw, undisguised, one of the most attractive women I had ever met.
"A Court of Inquiry" by Grace S. Richmond
Tim Bolton looked at Florence in undisguised astonishment.
"Adrift in New York" by Horatio Alger
His employer was staring at him with undisguised amazement.
"From the Housetops" by George Barr McCutcheon
He looked at her with undisguised admiration.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
Toward Barbara Allison, throughout those days, Steve's bearing was that of frank and undisguised wonder and worship.
"Then I'll Come Back to You" by Larry Evans
Emerson spoke of him as "the jingle man," and Poe, in turn, spoke of Emerson with undisguised contempt.
"The Last Harvest" by John Burroughs
A solid, living person, undisguised by any cloak of invisibility.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
The Russian and German ambassadors somewhat ungraciously resumed their former places, casting at each other glances of undisguised contempt.
"The Man Who Rocked the Earth" by Arthur Train
Matthews was brave, open, and undisguised; but proud, imperious, and precipitate.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
The fact that Simard appeared with undisguised face was not so important as might appear to an outsider.
"The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont" by Robert Barr
He uses several expressions, in which the grinning spectre makes his appearance almost undisguisedly.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
Francis read it over very carefully; and then looked up with an expression of undisguised satisfaction.
"Forty-one Thieves" by Angelo Hall
He looked at her with undisguised yet calculating admiration.
"Phantom Wires" by Arthur Stringer
Fink leaned against the brown wall, and looked at her with undisguised admiration.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
The rest came decked out in borrowed finery, or in undisguised shabbiness.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
Mrs. Hardy listened in the most undisguised astonishment.
"Robert Hardy's Seven Days" by Charles Monroe Sheldon
The teller of good stories is esteemed by all, a blessing undisguised.
"Jokes For All Occasions" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

"When you approach him, you will find
He'll think you coarse - unkempt -
And rudely bid you get behind,
With undisguised contempt."
"The Cunning Woman" by William Schwenck Gilbert
We mark the orchards fruited deep,
The flocks of well-contented sheep,
The drowsing kine all corpulent and sated.
We gaze with gladness undisguised,
And thank our stars we're civilised;
Yet long for life a shade less complicated.
"Frankenstein" by C J Dennis

In news:

Dissident calls prison sentence an "undisguised attempt" to curb opposition.
Undisguised Pleasures Of a Former Critic.
Undisguised Pleasures Of a Former Critic.
Autofácil is the source for the photo of the undisguised 2014 E-class you see here, and it serves to flesh out what we already know about the E's mid-cycle refresh .
Opihi with algae camouflage mix with undisguised shells in the Bishop Museum shell collection.
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