Definition of unsoftened in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsɒf(ə)nd/


1Not made soft or softer in texture: unsoftened butter
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  • Are you using softened or unsoftened butter?
  • In the past when I have made cheesecake batter where there are some lumps of unsoftened cream cheese they never seem to go away.
  • When I got this pup, I was specifically told that he eats dry, unsoftened kibbles.
2Not made less harsh, stark, or severe: the shade of red is bold, unsoftened by blues or oranges
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  • She is Version 2.0 of the old-school, a little more gussied-up and pop photogenic than their aesthetic forebears perhaps, but still possessing the unsoftened grit and untouched toughness.
  • To possess the intellect, the hopes, the ambitions of a man, unsoftened by any feminine attribute: this was the tragedy.
  • Unsoftened by the polished silver of the mirror, her face looked tired.
3(Of water) not having had mineral salts removed: use unsoftened water for drinking and cooking
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  • You may want to consider installing a separate faucet for unsoftened water for drinking and cooking.
  • Since water softeners may be a hidden source of sodium, use unsoftened water for drinking and cooking.
  • Will water-softened water make grass dry sooner then unsoftened water?

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