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unmitigated (comparative more unmitigated, superlative most unmitigated)
- Not mitigated.
- (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."
- “unmitigated”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.