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[uhn-suhl-eed] /ʌnˈsʌl id/
not soiled, untarnished:
an unsullied public persona.
virginal; pure:
He wears a purity ring signifying that he will remain unsullied until marriage.
Origin of unsullied Unabridged
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  • Wearing them, my father was clean and crisp, unsullied by everyday life.
  • The valor commemorated here is as clear and unsullied as the white of the stone.
  • None of the top borrowers in emerging markets has an unsullied credit record.
  • Its appeal is obvious as it sits unsullied inside a clear-plastic display case.
  • It has always been ungovernable, a nation of wild unsullied beauty, steeped in mystery.
  • Certainly neither party's evidence was entirely unsullied and credible.
  • Let your valor preserve unsullied the honor of the white crescent.
  • Hall is an old resident and has hitherto borne an unsullied reputation.
British Dictionary definitions for unsullied


(of a reputation, etc) not stained or tarnished
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for unsullied

1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of sully.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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