Definition of unalloyed in English:

Share this entry

unalloyed

Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈlɔɪd/

adjective

1(Of metal) not alloyed; pure: unalloyed copper
More example sentences
  • The original character, the unalloyed metal, the truth in its purity, will gradually shed the accidental accumulations of circumstance, and reemerge from its errant forms.
  • Copper alloys show excellent hot and cold ductility, although usually not to the same degree as the unalloyed parent metal.
  • Both unalloyed and alloyed gray irons can be successfully flame hardened.
2(Chiefly of emotions) complete and unreserved: unalloyed delight
More example sentences
  • The theme is pure, unalloyed loving devotion to Krishna.
  • I would like to say a word on behalf of Idleness - pure, unadulterated indolence, unalloyed by even the slightest tinge of Purpose or Usefulness.
  • For pure, unalloyed managerial anger, not manufactured, we need look no further than Graeme Souness.

Words that rhyme with unalloyed

avoid, Boyd, Coed, droid, Floyd, Freud, Lloyd, overjoyed, self-employed, underemployed, unemployed, void

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: un|alloyed

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.