What is another word for unmitigated?

Pronunciation: [ʌnmˈɪtɪɡˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

Unmitigated is a word that means complete, absolute, or total. Its usage is common in expressing negative situations, such as an unmitigated disaster or an unmitigated failure. Synonyms for unmitigated include outright, unequivocal, unqualified, unreserved, and unabridged. These words describe situations or actions that are not limited or tempered by anything else. Other alternatives include sheer, stark, and utter. Such words emphasize the extreme nature of a situation or its complete lack of hindrance. Additionally, words like complete, total, and absolute can also be used as substitutes for unmitigated, depending on the context.

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What are the opposite words for unmitigated?

Unmitigated means absolute, complete, and total. Its antonyms can be mitigated, moderated, lessened, or restrained. Mitigated means less severe or intense, moderated means reduced in effect or intensity, lessened means reduced in degree or intensity, and restrained means limited or held back. Unmitigated can also be the opposite of qualified, limited, or conditional. Qualified means having limits, limitations, or conditions, limited means restricted in size, amount, or extent, and conditional means dependent on certain conditions. Thus, by using the antonyms of unmitigated, one can express a sense of moderation, reduction, or restriction.

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Usage examples for Unmitigated

A third, and the most popular one, was that he was just a common beggar and an unmitigated liar.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
A pang of contrition shot through her that what had been a sort of social triumph to him had been an unmitigated bore to her.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
All this seemed to Lavroff and his friends to be unmitigated folly.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Unmitigated

  • I soon found law school an unmitigated bore.
    Constance Baker Motley
  • Spring is about to spring. Persephone is coming back and the ice is groaning, about to break with the exquisite and deafening roar. It's a time for madness a time for our fangs to come down and our eyes to glaze over so that the beast in us can sing with unmitigated joy. Oh yes, ecstasy, I welcome thee
    David Assael
  • Under Milton Friedman’s influence, the free-market ideology shifted toward unmitigated laissez-faire. Whereas earlier advocates had worried about the stringent conditions that were needed for unregulated markets to work their magic, Friedman was the master of clever (sometimes too clever) arguments to the effect that those conditions were not really needed, or that they were actually met in real-world markets despite what looked a lot like evidence to the contrary. He was a natural-born debater: single-minded, earnestly persuasive, ingenious, and relentless. My late friend and colleague Paul Samuelson, who was often cast as Friedman’s opponent in such jousts, written and oral, once remarked that he often felt that he had won every argument and lost the debate. As for relentlessness: Professor Friedman came to my department to give a talk to graduate students in economics. The custom was that, after the seminar, the speaker and a small group of students would have dinner together, and continue discussion. On one such occasion I went along for the dinner. The conversation was lively and predictable. I had a long drive home, so at about ten o’clock I excused myself and left. Next morning I saw one of the students and asked how the rest of the dinner had gone. “Well,” he replied, “Professor Friedman kept arguing and arguing, and after a while I heard myself agreeing to things I knew weren’t true.” I suspect that was not the only such occasion.
    Milton Friedman
  • Other causes contributed to Tolstoy's failure, but the most important of all the causes was this unmitigated individualism
    Robert Hunter (author)
  • In general the claim can be supported that a view of classical political economy as committed to extreme laissez-faire or unmitigated economic individualism misrepresents or at the very least analytically overgeneralizes their circumscribed theoretical and practical aims. In general then, with regard to both political and economic liberty, the classical political economists might be seen to be united in their efforts to theorize and systematize the productive and allocating functions of the mechanism of the market as the most efficient means to engender the growth of wealth. At the same time, classicals such as Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, and Mill recognized that the market, of necessity, operated in a larger context of restriction – not only legal, but equally as important, within political, religious, moral, and conventional restrictions – which could not be readily or in some cases even desirably overcome.
    Shannon C. Stimson

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