Definition of unmixed blessing in English:

unmixed blessing

Syllabification: un·mixed bless·ing


[usually with negative]
  • A situation or thing having advantages and no disadvantages: motherhood is not an unmixed blessing
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    • What, however, Walter appears to miss - at any rate she shows no critical hesitation over it - is that belief in human perfectibility is, to put it gently, not an unmixed blessing.
    • From an economic standpoint, patents are not an unmixed blessing.
    • Is it really an unmixed blessing of contemporary capitalism that fewer and fewer Americans can count on a lifetime job with health care and a pension?

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