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1. Having no spots.
2. Morally upright.

un·spot′ted·ness n.
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1. without spots or stains
2. (esp of reputations) free from moral stigma or blemish
unˈspottedness n
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(ʌnˈspɒt ɪd)

1. having no spots or stains; without spots; spotless.
2. having no moral blemish or stigma.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unspotted - without soil or spot or stainunspotted - 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"
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References in classic literature ?
"How glorious it would have been," remarked Laurence, "if our forefathers could have kept the country unspotted with blood!"
For her kindred, should the tidings ever reach them, and for the companions of her unspotted life, there remained nothing but the contagion of her dishonour; which would not fail to be distributed in strict accordance arid proportion with the intimacy and sacredness of their previous relationship.
From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
The floor was covered in the centre by a carpet made of rags, a species of manufacture that was then, and yet continues to be, much in use in the interior; while its edges, that were exposed to view, were of unspotted cleanliness.
The lawn, which fronted the drawing-room windows, was a rich and uniform green, unspotted by a single daisy, and on the other side of it two straight paths led past beds of tall, standing flowers to a charming grassy walk, where the Rev.
My principal guide and privy-counsellor was my good ancient widow, who, in gratitude for the money I had sent her, thought no pains too much nor care too great to employ for me; and I trusted her so entirely that I was perfectly easy as to the security of my effects; and, indeed, I was very happy from the beginning, and now to the end, in the unspotted integrity of this good gentlewoman.
One felt that he had kept himself unspotted from the world.
If I can put that aside, if I can eradicate the marks of what I have endured, and can emerge before the world--a--ha--gentleman unspoiled, unspotted --is it a great deal to expect--I say again, is it a great deal to expect-- that my children should--hum--do the same and sweep that accursed experience off the face of the earth?'
The enraged Forest Green striker was then lucky to stay on the pitch, as moments later he stuck a sneaky elbow in the face of goalscorer Banks that went unspotted by the officials.
MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE, STIRLING UNSPOTTED SNOW: A light-hearted theatrical romp featuring starvation, scurvy, cannibalism - and some jolly tunes - based on Sir John Franklin's ill-fated expedition to discover the North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific in 1845.
Unspotted Snow is based on the ill-fated 1845 Sir John Franklin expedition to discover the North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific and its extraordinary 170-year legacy.
Many of the most famous were self-made, confident they had ability unspotted by their "elders and betters".