unashamed [uhn-uh-sheymd] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for unashamed on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. not ashamed; not restrained by embarrassment or consciousness of moral guilt: a liar unashamed even after public disgrace.
  2. 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.

    Class of 2014, Prepare to Be Powerless

    Kevin Bleyer

    May 24, 2014

  • Unashamed about his wealth—made from sweat not speculation, he claimed—he worked at leveraging fortune into celebrity.

    The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista

    Mac Margolis

    November 9, 2013

  • Historical Examples of unashamed

  • They are sensual with an unashamed violence that leaves you breathless.

    The Moon and Sixpence

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • “Well, I’m not letting them starve,” was the unashamed admission.

    Making People Happy

    Thompson Buchanan

  • She was the very dawn of life herself, untarnished, unfatigued, unashamed.

    Margarita’s Soul

    Ingraham Lovell

  • He walked home with her unashamed, feeling not at all like a rejected suitor.

    A Room With A View

    E. M. Forster

  • He hesitated for a moment; then waved us a bland, unashamed salutation.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • British Dictionary definitions for unashamed unashamed adjective

    1. lacking moral restraints
    2. not embarrassed, contrite, or apologetic

    Derived Formsunashamedly (ˌʌnəˈʃeɪmɪdlɪ), adverbunashamedness, noun Word Origin and History for unashamed adj.

    c.1500, implied in unashamedness, from un- (1) + ashamed. Related: Unashamedly.

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