unabashed

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un- +‎ abashed

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unabashed (comparative more unabashed, superlative most unabashed)

  1. Not disconcerted or embarrassed.
    Synonyms: abashless, composed, poised, unaffected, undaunted, unshamed
    • 1866, Wilkie Collins, Armadale, Third book, Chapter V:
      For the third time Allan looked at his lawyer. And for the third time his lawyer looked back at him quite unabashed.
    • 1919, Rabindranath Tagore, "Letter to M. K. Gandhi":
      Armed with her utter faith in the goodness she must stand unabashed before the arrogance that scoffs at the power of spirit.
  2. Of actions, emotions, facts, etc.: that are not concealed or disguised, or not eliciting shame.
    Synonyms: abashless, barefaced, blatant, impudent, obvious, shameless, unrestrained

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