What is another word for unabashed?

Pronunciation: [ˌʌnɐbˈaʃt] (IPA)

Unabashed means to be confident, shameless, or unabashedly bold in a given situation. It is a versatile word but can be replaced by other synonyms like brazen, unashamed, confident, unblushing, audacious, fearless, bold, intrepid, and unapologetic. Each of these words conveys a similar meaning but has subtle differences in their usage. Brazen suggests an excessive boldness that is often combined with loudness or arrogance. Unashamed emphasizes the lack of guilt or embarrassment in a person's attitude. Being audacious implies a disregard for the consequences or very daring deeds. Overall, these synonyms for Unabashed can be used in different situations, depending on the context of a communication.

What are the hypernyms for Unabashed?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for unabashed?

Unabashed is a term used to describe the absence of shame or embarrassment in expressing one's thoughts or actions. Its antonyms are words associated with feelings of discomfort or inhibition. The antonyms of unabashed include timid, shy, embarrassed, and ashamed. Timid refers to being hesitant or lacking in courage, while shy alludes to feeling self-consciousness or timidity in approaching others. Embarrassed implies experiencing a sense of discomfort resulting from being put in an awkward or embarrassing position. Lastly, ashamed is to feel remorse or regret for actions or behavior that is deemed unacceptable or inappropriate.

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Usage examples for Unabashed

But do you know, dear Maurice, that you propose marrying a beggar; and, more than that, a most unabashed beggar, as you will be saying to yourself presently?
"Prince Fortunatus"
William Black
Gaffin, unabashed, nodded to the fisherman and his dame, and with a swagger in his walk to conceal the irritation he felt, left the cottage.
"Won from the Waves"
W.H.G. Kingston
"Quite romantic, as dear Ulrica was saying," the lady proceeded, quite unabashed.
"A Poached Peerage"
William Magnay

Famous quotes with Unabashed

  • I have been an unabashed fan of NPR for many years, and have stolen untold excellent ideas from its programming.
    Ted Koppel
  • TV's "real" agenda is to be "liked," because if you like what you're seeing, you'll stay tuned. TV is completely unabashed about this; it's its sole raison.
    David Foster Wallace
  • Comparative theology is a two-edged weapon, and has so proved itself. But the Christian advocates, unabashed by evidence, force comparison in the serenest way; Christian legends and dogmas, they say, do somewhat resemble the heathen, it is true; but see, while the one teaches us the existence, powers, and attributes of an all-wise, all-good Father-God, Brahmanism gives us a multitude of minor gods, and Buddhism none whatever; one is fetishism and polytheism, the other bald atheism. Jehovah is the one true God, and the Pope and Martin Luther are His prophets! This is one edge of the sword, and this the other: Despite missions, despite armies, despite enforced commercial intercourse, the "heathen" find nothing in the teachings of Jesus — sublime though some are — that Christna and Gautama had not taught them before. And so, to gain over any new converts, and keep the few already won by centuries of cunning, the Christians give the "heathen" dogmas more absurd than their own, and cheat them by adopting the habit of their native priests, and practicing the very "idolatry and fetishism" which they so disparage in the "heathens." Comparative theology works both ways.
    Helena Petrovna Blavatsky
  • Bly is a poet, he is a big cat, so to speak, and not some chipmunk from the how-to culture. But it is the how-to culture that has picked up on his book. … And yet, for a while Iron John transformed male consciousness in the United States. The wild men weekends and initiation, adventure holidays and whatnot, which were big business, may prove to be ephemeral. But what does one make of the unabashed references in the press to "men's liberation" and the men's movement and the fact that there are now at least half a dozen magazines devoted to nothing else? Changing men, journeymen, man. … Bly's average reader is not a poet and a critic, but a weightlifter from Brooklyn.
    Martin Amis

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