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[uhn-uh-basht] /ˌʌn əˈbæʃt/
not ashamed, disconcerted, or apologetic; boldly certain of one's position.
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unabashedly, adverb Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for unabashedly


not ashamed, embarrassed, or ill at ease
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Word Origin and History for unabashedly



1570s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of abash. Related: Unabashedly.

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