Yet, while admitting that TMZ sometimes performs a valuable public service, not everyone is an unalloyed fan.
But this does not therefore mean that it will be an unalloyed good.
Given how it all played out, this cannot have been an occasion for him of unalloyed joy.
Obama himself shows the dolorous dangers of unalloyed ideology, making transformation a higher priority than repair.
Makine has control over an unalloyed contemplative unhappiness that is almost stereotypically Russian.
The domestic joys are properly man's highest source of unalloyed pleasure without remorse.
He thought of their joyous day on the Campagna, and then of the unalloyed hours before them.
Mrs. Ladue did not receive the announcement with unalloyed joy.
I had been in Paris three weeks, and they had been weeks of unalloyed delight.
And the three days passed here were days of unalloyed, spotless happiness.
early 14c. "relative freedom of a noble metal from alloy or other impurities," from Anglo-French alai, Old French aloi, from aloiier (see alloy (v.)). Meaning " base metal alloyed with a noble metal" is from c.1400. Modern spelling from late 17c.
alloy al·loy (āl'oi', ə-loi')
A homogeneous mixture or solid solution of two or more metals, the atoms of one replacing or occupying interstitial positions between the atoms of the other.
A material made of two or more metals, or of a metal and another material. For example, brass is an alloy of copper and zinc; steel is an alloy of iron and carbon. Alloys often have unexpected characteristics. In the examples given above, brass is stronger than either copper or zinc, and steel is stronger than either iron or carbon.