unmitigated

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unmitigated not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier "unmitigated suffering","an unmitigated horror","an unmitigated lie"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unmitigated Not mitigated; not lessened; not softened or toned down; unassuaged; often, especially in colloquial use, unconscionable: as, an unmitigated scoundrel; an unmitigated lie.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unmitigated not mitigated or abated, having full force
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Usage

In literature:

It is unmitigated foolishness to talk about vocal training as applied to children of that age.
"The Child-Voice in Singing" by Francis E. Howard
A society of unmitigated selfishness was thus started, and still continues.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
It was unmitigatedly hot when we got from the tender to the wharf.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
He has a face like a girl, and he talks unmitigated rubbish.
"Paul Patoff" by F. Marion Crawford
At this moment I seem to you an unmitigated scoundrel, but things will be different.
"The Love Affairs of Pixie" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
The boys all flocked round him, and received the intelligence with unmitigated pleasure.
"Eric, or Little by Little" by Frederic W. Farrar
It only remained therefore to see Lillyston, and to this visit Julian looked with unmitigated joy.
"Julian Home" by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
This," he added bitterly, "seems only a pure and unmitigated disaster.
"Wrecked but not Ruined" by R.M. Ballantyne
The first glance was unmitigated disappointment.
"About Peggy Saville" by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
He is still the unmitigated Puritan; he still preaches to Speaker Lenthall, but he preaches somewhat more dogmatically.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 378, April, 1847" by Various
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In poetry:

And ANNIE said, "O GILBERT, dear, I do not understand
Why ever you are injuring that hatchet in your hand?'
He said, "It is intended for to lacerate and flay
The neck of that unmitigated villain PETER GRAY!"
"Annie Protheroe. A Legend of Stratford-le-Bow" by William Schwenck Gilbert
One summer eve, at supper-time, the gentle GILBERT said
(As he helped his pretty ANNIE to a slice of collared head),
"This reminds me I must settle on the next ensuing day
The hash of that unmitigated villain PETER GRAY."
"Annie Protheroe. A Legend of Stratford-le-Bow" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Unmitigated chutzpah is the only way to characterize this, which comes via David Ignatius.
I need the unmitigated joy of seeing four people lose in every category.
President Obama Is An "Unmitigated Disaster" on Foreign Policy.
Going by the conventional rules of American politics, the Democratic Convention last week was an unmitigated disaster.
The unmitigated disaster that social gaming company Zynga has become is well documented.
Obama campaign calls Romney ' unmitigated disaster' on world stage.
Serious impacts still unmitigated .
For Republicans, there's something about former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that makes her an inspirational choice to be Mitt Romney's running mate - or an unmitigated disaster.
It's an unmitigated source of stress for all of us, the so-called 'fiscal cliff.
It's an unmitigated source of stress for all of us, the so-called 'fiscal cliff .
Look for the womanly in couture-inspired frocks of unmitigated prettiness.
My unmitigated Oaktown pride compelled me to investigate.
Curran Events Facts, both empirical and stated, have the unmitigated gall of sometimes showing underlying disturbing truths to those that would have you believe otherwise.
Planning for a party is not my idea of unmitigated fun.
If Steve Jobs were still alive, would the new map application on the iPhone 5 be such an unmitigated disaster.
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In science:

It is mostly as a result of this type of considerations that traditional quantum-gravity reviews considered the possibility of experimental studies with unmitigated pessimism 26 .
Quantum-Gravity Phenomenology: Status and Prospects
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