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[uhn-mit-i-gey-tid] /ʌnˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪ tɪd/
not mitigated; not softened or lessened:
unmitigated suffering.
unqualified or absolute:
an unmitigated bore.
Origin of unmitigated
1590-1600; un-1 + mitigated
Related forms
unmitigatedly, adverb
1. unrelieved, unabated, unbroken, persistent. Unabridged
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  • It was three o'clock or thereabouts; and Peter was reading in his garden; and the whole world lay basking in unmitigated sunshine.

    The Cardinal's Snuff-Box Henry Harland
  • But the captain and supercargo are a pair of unmitigated scoundrels.

    Tessa Louis Becke
  • At this display of geographical accuracy Dot fairly cheered, and rocked herself to and fro in unmitigated enjoyment.

    The Land of Lost Toys Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • He could see in after years that those days were to him a time of unmitigated blessing.

    St. Winifred's Frederic W. Farrar
  • Then he gave an exhibition of unmitigated bad temper most amusing to contemplate-from my safe position.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
British Dictionary definitions for unmitigated


not diminished in intensity, severity, etc
(prenominal) (intensifier): an unmitigated disaster
Derived Forms
unmitigatedly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unmitigated

1590s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of mitigate.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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