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Not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed:‘he was unabashed by the furore his words provoked’
unashamed, shameless, unembarrassed, brazen, audacious, barefaced, blatant, flagrant, bold, bold as brass, confident, immodest, unblushing, unrepentant, undaunted, unconcerned, undismayed, unshrinking, unflinching, fearlesscocky, brass-neckedView synonyms
- ‘I dashed after her and caught up with her outside where she stood unabashed and unembarrassed staring around her.’
- ‘This was an unabashed and unconcealed way of hiding the truth from those above!’
- ‘The winner would then take on incumbent Democrat Ed Rendell - an unabashed Eagles fan.’
- ‘An unabashed populist, Besson doesn't make movies for critics.’
- ‘Passivity, in the face of such a bold, unabashed show of power from above, appears to be the order of the day.’
- ‘Gradually, the adoration turns into unabashed devotion, as people try to clamber onto the stage.’
- ‘He broke an unwritten rule for Aberdeen players in being unabashed about his fanaticism for Celtic during his Dumbarton upbringing.’
- ‘The unabashed display of political partisanship certainly added some spice to an otherwise lackluster campaign.’
- ‘Both are unabashed liberals who became popular by being openly, even caustically partisan.’
- ‘Grab the chance to laugh with someone who's excited and unabashed.’
- ‘His unabashed pinky-extended criticism almost always gives an enjoyable read.’
- ‘Au Pied de Cochon is an unabashed celebration of carnivorousness.’
- ‘The hyper colors reveal text that is unabashed in language and meaning.’
- ‘The sheer audacity of this album, its unabashed confidence and sense of drama is jaw dropping.’
- ‘Hilles may have a spare, muscular style of writing, but he is unabashed when it comes to expressing his affection for Luke.’
- ‘Donahue is that rarest of TV creatures, an unabashed liberal with his own prime time show.’
- ‘We've done it in the main in an unashamed, unabashed patriotic fashion.’
- ‘Walking down the dark hall, groping the walls, was Northeast Philly in all its unabashed intimacy.’
- ‘The unabashed stylization of the new popular poetry demonstrates two basic features of oral poetry.’
- ‘This was nothing compared with the unabashed pro-Americanism of their declaration.’
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