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unstained

(ʌnˈsteɪnd)
adj
1. (Dyeing) not dyed
2. not marked or discoloured with patches of something that dirties
3. not disgraced or shamed
4. (Biology) biology not coloured for microscopic study by treatment with a dye or similar reagent
5. (Dyeing) biology not coloured for microscopic study by treatment with a dye or similar reagent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unstained - not stainedunstained - not stained; "An apron keeps his clothing unstained"
stained - marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter; "a badly stained tablecloth"; "tear-stained cheeks"
2.unstained - not having a coating of stain or varnishunstained - not having a coating of stain or varnish
unpainted - not having a coat of paint or badly in need of a fresh coat; "an unpainted house"; "unpainted furniture"
3.unstained - without soil or spot or stainunstained - without soil or spot or stain  
clean - free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
4.unstained - (of reputation) free from blemishes; "his unsullied name"; "an untarnished reputation"
unblemished, unmarred, unmutilated - free from physical or moral spots or stains; "an unblemished record"; "an unblemished complexion"

unstained

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Dim and wavering as was the wind-blown light, yet it served to show him the hideous error, as it seemed, into which he had fallen, for the face of the man he had sought to kill had all the bloom of boyhood, all the unstained purity of youth.
I have never told a lie," was the immediate reply of her who had been silent until now; "on the contrary, it is because I am so truthful and so ignorant of lying devices that I am now in this miserable condition; and this I call you yourself to witness, for it is my unstained truth that has made you false and a liar.
With a sigh he took, with a feeble effort, my hand in that of his own which was unstained.
Yet apart from all transitory passions and the ephemeral results of mortal love, the song of the Taoist lover soars unstained, untrammelled.
I mean by a hero, a man whose character is unstained by any low or degenerate vices, or even feelings," said Julia, with a little more than her ordinary enthusiasm; "whose courage is as natural as it is daring; who is above fear, except of doing wrong; whose person is an index of his mind, and whose mind is filled with images of glory; that's what I call a hero, aunt.
I am prepared to swear, and so is Bannister, that it was smooth and unstained.
Standing in the pulpit he looked very large and fat; the light coming through the greenish unstained window-glass made his face appear smooth and white like a very large egg.
It is due to Isabel's reputation--her unstained reputation, Mr.
She had never considered Maggie as a pearl dropped unstained into Rum Alley from Heaven, but she could not conceive how it was possible for her daughter to fall so low as to bring disgrace upon her family.
The water shone pacifically; the sky, without a speck, was a benign immensity of unstained light; the very mist on the Essex marshes was like a gauzy and radiant fabric, hung from the wooded rises inland, and draping the low shores in diaphanous folds.
They congregated round me; the unstained snowy mountaintop, the glittering pinnacle, the pine woods, and ragged bare ravine, the eagle, soaring amidst the clouds-- they all gathered round me and bade me be at peace.
He wanted to grasp it solidly, to get as much gratification as he could out of it; and in view of its incomparable quality, of its unstained atmosphere, of its nearness to the heaven of its choice, this gust of brutal desire seemed the most noble of aspirations.