immaculate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English immaculat, from Latin immaculātus; prefix im- (not) + maculātus, perfect passive participle of maculō (I spot, stain), from macula (spot). See mail (armor).

Displaced native unwemmed (pure, untainted).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈmækjəlɪt/
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Adjective[edit]

immaculate (comparative more immaculate, superlative most immaculate)

  1. Having no blemish or stain; clean, clear, pure, spotless, undefiled.
  2. (zoology) Lacking blotches, spots, or other markings; spotless, unspotted.
    Synonyms: perfect, unsullied

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Participle[edit]

immaculāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of immaculātus