unsullied


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unsullied

(ʌnˈsʌlɪd)
adj
(of a reputation, etc) not stained or tarnished
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Adj.1.unsullied - spotlessly clean and fresh; "the unsullied snow of mountains"
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"
2.unsullied - (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"

unsullied

adjective immaculate, stainless, impeccable, clean, pure, untouched, pristine, spotless, squeaky-clean, unblemished, untainted, untarnished, uncorrupted, undefiled, unsoiled, unblackened the combined talents of intellect, experience and unsullied reputation

unsullied

adjective
Translations

unsullied

[ˈʌnˈsʌlɪd] ADJ (liter) → inmaculado, no corrompido
unsullied byno corrompido por

unsullied

adj virtue, honour etcmakellos, unbefleckt (liter); snowunberührt; to be unsullied by something (by scandal, past)von etw unberührt sein

unsullied

[ʌnˈsʌlɪd] adj (liter) (reputation) → immacolato/a
References in classic literature ?
The less zealous English thought they conferred a sufficient honor on its unsullied fountains, when they bestowed the name of their reigning prince, the second of the house of Hanover.
Setting aside all advantages of rank, this fair girl deemed herself conscious of a power --combined of beauty, high, unsullied purity, and the preservative force of womanhood--that could make her sphere impenetrable, unless betrayed by treachery within.
The beginning, however, of every visit displayed none but the properest feelings, and this being of necessity so short might be hoped to pass away in unsullied cordiality.
Only the pure in heart may see That lily of all purity, Only in clean unsullied thought The image of her face is caught, And only he her love may hold Who buys her with the spirit's gold.
in what a monstrous moment of pride and passion he had prayed that the portrait should bear the burden of his days, and he keep the unsullied splendour of eternal youth
wise the old philosophers who sought To lengthen their long sunsets among flowers, By stealing the young night's unsullied hours And the dim moments with sweet burdens fraught.
She speaks of that world as a place unsullied by sin--of that life, as an era unembittered by suffering; she mightily strengthens her consolation by connecting with it two ideas --which mortals cannot comprehend, but on which they love to repose--Eternity, Immortality; and the mind of the mourner, being filled with an image, faint yet glorious, of heavenly hills all light and peace--of a spirit resting there in bliss--of a day when his spirit shall also alight there, free and disembodied--of a reunion perfected by love, purified from fear--he takes courage--goes out to encounter the necessities and discharge the duties of life; and, though sadness may never lift her burden from his mind, Hope will enable him to support it.
After all, there are few purer things in nature then an unsullied country maid.
I wish to leave my good name unsullied, together with any little property of which I may become possessed through industry and perseverance, to my daughters Emma, Jane, and Caroline.
She has spoken about my old family, and our reputation in the county, and our pride in our unsullied honour, and I always felt it was leading to the point, but somehow it turned off before we got there.
Her untracked oceans, whispering of virgin wonders unsullied by the eye of man, beckoned me out upon their restless bosoms.
In an environment made up largely of sordidness and wretchedness they had kept themselves unsullied and wholesome.