If something is unsullied, it has not been spoiled or made less pure by the addition of something unpleasant or unacceptable. [LITERARY]

She had the combined talents of toughness, intellect, experience and unsullied reputation...

He smiled, unsullied by doubt.

sullied, tainted

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  • unsullied — index blameless, clean, irreprehensible, pure, unblemished Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unsullied — 1580s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) “not” + pp. of SULLY (Cf. sully) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unsullied — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not spoiled or made impure …   English terms dictionary

  • unsullied — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unsullied — un|sul|lied [ ʌn sʌlid ] adjective MAINLY LITERARY not spoiled a. if you have an unsullied reputation, people do not know anything bad about you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unsullied — adjective literary not spoiled: unsullied lush vegetation and wide open spaces …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsullied — UK [ʌnˈsʌlɪd] / US adjective mainly literary a) not spoiled b) if you have an unsullied reputation, people do not know anything bad about you …   English dictionary

  • unsullied — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsullied — adjective Not sullied. Syn: immaculate, spotless, undefiled …   Wiktionary

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