In late-night circles, where some are watching the experiment of putting Leno on the air in prime time with undisguised malice.
The war between Emanuel, the maniacally disciplined “Rambo” of White House notoriety, and the union leadership is undisguised.
Cohen's response to me confirms, not dispels, that undisguised reality.
Roger shook his head, still eyeing Charley with undisguised curiosity.
Miss Dorcas, too, had heard it, and shrunk from its undisguised profanity.
When she finished, young Wolfe looked at her in undisguised admiration.
Mr. Knowles regarded his companion with undisguised astonishment.
He nodded, and stood before the fire, looking up with a smile of undisguised triumph and joy.
With what undisguised eagerness he is drinking in her every word!
The vessel that was swifter than all other ships afloat, was undisguised.
c.1300, from Old French desguiser (11c.) "disguise, change one's appearance," from des- "away, off" (see dis-) + guise "style, appearance" (see guise). Originally primarily "to put out of one's usual manner" (of dress, etc.). Oldest sense preserved in phrase disguised with liquor (1560s).
It is most absurdly said, in popular language, of any man, that he is disguised in liquor; for, on the contrary, most men are disguised by sobriety. [Thomas de Quincy, "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater," 1856]Related: Disguised; disguising.
c.1400, "strange style of dress" (especially one meant to deceive), from disguise (v.).