unmitigated


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

un·mit·i·gat·ed

 (ŭn-mĭt′ĭ-gā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; unrelieved: unmitigated suffering.
2. Without qualification or exception; absolute: an unmitigated lie.

un·mit′i·gat′ed·ly adv.

unmitigated

(ʌnˈmɪtɪˌɡeɪtɪd)
adj
1. not diminished in intensity, severity, etc
2. (prenominal) (intensifier): an unmitigated disaster.
unˈmitiˌgatedly adv

un•mit•i•gat•ed

(ʌnˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. not mitigated; not softened or lessened.
2. unqualified or absolute: an unmitigated bore.
[1590]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"
mitigated - made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty"

unmitigated

adjective
2. complete, absolute, utter, perfect, rank, sheer, total, outright, thorough, downright, consummate, out-and-out, thoroughgoing, arrant, deep-dyed (usually derogatory) A senior policeman had called him an unmitigated liar.

unmitigated

adjective
Translations

unmitigated

[ʌnˈmɪtɪgeɪtɪd] ADJ [disaster, failure] → auténtico, verdadero; [success] → rotundo; [delight] → puro, verdadero; [nonsense] → puro; [liar, rogue] → redomado, rematado
it was an unmitigated disasterfue un auténtico or verdadero desastre

unmitigated

[ʌnˈmɪtɪgeɪtɪd] adj [disaster, failure, misery] → absolu(e)

unmitigated

adj (= not lessened) wrath, severityungemildert; (inf: = complete) disastervollkommen, total; successtotal, absolut; rubbishkomplett (inf); liar, rogueErz- (inf)

unmitigated

[ʌnˈmɪtɪˌgeɪtɪd] adj (disaster, nonsense) → totale, completo/a; (criminal, scoundrel) → incallito/a
References in classic literature ?
It was my unmitigated and absolute good fortune, good luck, chance, call it what you will, that brought me through the fires of John Barleycorn.
Noel Vanstone succeeds to his father's property, he is the only human being possessed of pecuniary blessings who fails to inspire me with a feeling of unmitigated envy.
His marriage seemed an unmitigated calamity; and he was afraid of going to Rosamond before he had vented himself in this solitary rage, lest the mere sight of her should exasperate him and make him behave unwarrantably.
Now one man to the fore in the snowshoes, and now the other, it was a case of stubborn, unmitigated plod.
The ship's cook is not a man to look back on his rescue with the feeling of unmitigated satisfaction which animates his companions in trouble.
Tom felt that pressure of the heart which forbids tears; he had no distinct vision of their troubles as Maggie had, who had been at home; he only felt the crushing weight of what seemed unmitigated misfortune.
We had left both law and equity on the other side of the Cape; and unfortunately, with a very few exceptions, our crew was composed of a parcel of dastardly and meanspirited wretches, divided among themselves, and only united in enduring without resistance the unmitigated tyranny of the captain.
Monsieur Tarzan," he said, "may indeed wish that he had never befriended me, for I can assure him that he has won the enmity of two of the most unmitigated scoundrels in all Europe.
Nevertheless, she is not an unmitigated evil, your Miss Lackland.
Every particle herself, and never asked a bit of help or advice from anyone," answered Aunt Plenty, folding her hands with an air of unmitigated satisfaction, for her pupil certainly did her great credit.
The quiet little man, who had just muscle enough to lift a dictionary from the shelf, and just training enough to play the fiddle, so far from being daunted by the rough reception accorded to him, appeared to feel no other sentiment in relation to it than a sentiment of unmitigated conte mpt.
You rascal, you unmitigated rascal," replied Barbicane, "you do not want oxygen to mount to the head.