(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. unalleviated; downright, utter, sheer, out-and-out. See greatness, completion.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Absolute]
Syn. out-and-out, clear-cut, unabridged; see absolute 1 .
2. [Unlessened]
Syn. untempered, unalloyed, harsh, relentless, austere, unbending; see also severe 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a.
[un MIT uh gate id]
not lessened or weakened in any way, absolute, out-and-out.
He had the unmitigated gall to call the mayor a buffoon.
SYN.: unlessened, unmoderated, unweakened, unwatered-down, unqualified, pure, downright, outright, out-and-out, absolute, complete, thoroughgoing, sheer.
ANT.: weakened, watered-down, moderated, partial
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Completely such, without qualification or exception: absolute, all-out, arrant, complete, consummate, crashing, damned, dead, downright, flat, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plain, pure, sheer2, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unbounded, unequivocal, unlimited, unqualified, unrelieved, unreserved, utter2. Informal: flat-out, positive. Chiefly British: blooming. See BIG, LIMITED.

English dictionary for students. 2013.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • unmitigated — [un mit′ə gāt΄id] adj. 1. not lessened or eased [unmitigated suffering] 2. unqualified; out and out; absolute [an unmitigated fool] unmitigatedly adv …   English World dictionary

  • unmitigated — I adjective absolute, complete, consummate, downright, exhaustive, full, intensive, plenary, rank, rigid, severe, sheer, stark, thorough, unbounded, unconditional, unqualified, unsoftened, unsuppressed, untamed, untempered, unyielding, utter II… …   Law dictionary

  • unmitigated — 1590s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of MITIGATE (Cf. mitigate) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unmitigated — *outright, out and out, arrant …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unmitigated — [adj] absolute, pure arrant, austere, clear cut, complete, consummate, damned, downright, gross, intense, oppressive, out andout*, outright, perfect, persistent, rank, relentless, rigid, severe, sheer, simple, straight out*, thorough,… …   New thesaurus

  • unmitigated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute; unqualified. DERIVATIVES unmitigatedly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unmitigated — [[t]ʌnmɪ̱tɪgeɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use unmitigated to emphasize that a bad situation or quality is totally bad. Last year s cotton crop was an unmitigated disaster... She leads a life of unmitigated misery. Syn: absolute, utter …   English dictionary

  • unmitigated — adjective Date: 1599 1. not lessened ; unrelieved < sufferings unmitigated by any hope of early relief > 2. being so definitely what is stated as to offer little chance of change or relief < an unmitigated disaster > • unmitigatedly adverb •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unmitigated — unmitigatedly, adv. /un mit i gay tid/, adj. 1. not mitigated; not softened or lessened: unmitigated suffering. 2. unqualified or absolute: an unmitigated bore. [1590 1600; UN 1 + MITIGATED] Syn. 1. unrelieved, unabated, unbroken, persistent. * * …   Universalium

  • unmitigated — adjective (only before noun) unmitigated disaster/failure etc something that is completely bad: The tour was an unmitigated disaster …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unmitigated — adj. Unmitigated is used with these nouns: ↑disaster …   Collocations dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.