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untainted

Line breaks: un|taint¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈteɪntɪd
 
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Definition of untainted in English:

adjective

Not contaminated, polluted, or tainted: the island remains virtually untainted by commercialism
More example sentences
  • We have become accustomed to regarding the romantic child as an image of unspoiled, untainted perfection.
  • His Honour saw that if conduct is not unprofessional, the practitioner is entitled to an untainted reputation.
  • A Canterbury Tale is a different kind of war story, one that tries to trace backwards to a time untainted by large-scale human bloodshed.

Words that rhyme with untainted

sainted, unacquainted, unpainted

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