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
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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 — 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