unashamed [uhn-uh-sheymd] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- not ashamed; not restrained by embarrassment or consciousness of moral guilt: a liar unashamed even after public disgrace.
- open; unconcealed; unabashed: to eat with unashamed gusto.
Origin of unashamed First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + ashamed Related formsun·a·sham·ed·ly [uhn-uh-shey-mid-lee] /ˌʌn əˈʃeɪ mɪd li/, adverbun·a·sham·ed·ness, noun Related Words for unashamed brash, wanton, improper, bold, rude, audacious, flagrant, brazen, outrageous, high-handed, unabashed, immoral, unprincipled, blatant, cheeky, seasoned, callous, prepared, unbending, benumbed Examples from the Web for unashamed Contemporary Examples of unashamed
I pulled a Kanye and jumped up on stage, unsolicited and unashamed.
May 24, 2014
Unashamed about his wealth—made from sweat not speculation, he claimed—he worked at leveraging fortune into celebrity.
November 9, 2013
Historical Examples of unashamed
They are sensual with an unashamed violence that leaves you breathless.
W. Somerset Maugham
“Well, I’m not letting them starve,” was the unashamed admission.
She was the very dawn of life herself, untarnished, unfatigued, unashamed.
He walked home with her unashamed, feeling not at all like a rejected suitor.
E. M. Forster
He hesitated for a moment; then waved us a bland, unashamed salutation.
William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for unashamed unashamed adjective
- lacking moral restraints
- not embarrassed, contrite, or apologetic
Derived Formsunashamedly (ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmɪdlɪ), adverbunashamedness, noun Word Origin and History for unashamed adj.