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From un- +‎ mitigated.


unmitigated (comparative more unmitigated, superlative most unmitigated)

  1. Not mitigated.
  2. (intensifier) Total, complete, utter.
    Their handling of the recent diplomatic crisis was an unmitigated disaster.
    • 1919, W[illiam] Somerset Maugham, “ch. 12”, in The Moon and Sixpence, [New York, N.Y.]: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers [], →OCLC:
      "You don't care if people think you an utter blackguard? You don't care if she and your children have to beg their bread?"
      "Not a damn."
      I was silent for a moment in order to give greater force to my next remark. I spoke as deliberately as I could.
      "You are a most unmitigated cad."
      "Now that you've got that off your chest, let's go and have dinner."
    • 2020 April 22, Richard Clinnick, “We are feeling positive"”, in Rail, page 63:
      "The '720' has been out. We were really happy - it tested with no faults. There was a pleasant surprise it was an unmitigated success."