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unashamed

[uhn-uh-sheymd] /ˌʌn əˈʃeɪmd/
adjective
1.
not ashamed; not restrained by embarrassment or consciousness of moral guilt:
a liar unashamed even after public disgrace.
2.
open; unconcealed; unabashed:
to eat with unashamed gusto.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; un-1 + ashamed
Related forms
unashamedly
[uhn-uh-shey-mid-lee] /ˌʌn əˈʃeɪ mɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unashamedness, noun
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Examples for unashamed
  • He is unashamed to immerse this tough-minded, episodic film noir in freshets of melodrama.
  • He has wept in public and in private, for friends that have fallen in combat unashamed.
  • unashamed is striking, however, in that it has an actual plot.
  • One unashamed populist followed by more unashamed populists.
  • It is simply not possible to parse, let alone respond to unashamed gibberish.
  • They somehow keep a certain dignity, they are surprisingly unashamed.
  • The script is unashamed about stooping into any sewer for laughs.
  • Henry thrived on the western frontier, with its easy manners, wide-open opportunities and unashamed pursuit of happiness.
  • He is quite unashamed of bait fishing, whether with flies or with grubs.
British Dictionary definitions for unashamed

unashamed

/ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmd/
adjective
1.
lacking moral restraints
2.
not embarrassed, contrite, or apologetic
Derived Forms
unashamedly (ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmɪdlɪ) adverb
unashamedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unashamed
adj.

c.1500, implied in unashamedness, from un- (1) + ashamed. Related: Unashamedly.

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