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1(of the sky) not dark or overcast:‘you wake up to sunshine and unclouded skies’
fine, fair, dryView synonyms
- ‘Morning came and it was going to be an open and unclouded day for once.’
- ‘Everything pointed to the fact that we were going to find catching fish tough - and the weather certainly didn't give us any assistance, with changeable winds all day and mostly an unclouded sky!’
- ‘Next morning brings the first unclouded view of the Hound's Tooth, the aptly named rock outcrop framed by the lodge's windows.’
- ‘They remain fixed - a bright unclouded blue - on the middle distance.’
- ‘On an unclouded summer night, if you lie on the moonlit beach and listen carefully, you can hear a symphony of nature mixed from the sound of waves raking the shingle and the murmuring wind.’
- ‘Yet, if you were to stay on the lazy East coast, surrounded by untainted white sand beaches and unclouded aquamarine seas, the days could easily pass with no reference to the island's exotic history - save for the odd Arabian dhow sailing by.’
2Not troubled or spoiled by anything:‘six months of unclouded happiness’
- ‘It's just that you push the feeling part of you aside so you can think on unclouded terms.’
- ‘The way it performs its function unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.’
- ‘It is a clarity free of emotional subjectivity, unclouded by either hatred or compassion.’
- ‘So some critics have suggested that the story ‘of pure and primitive emotion, unclouded by any religious or moral quality’ was really inspired by a brief but joyous engagement in 1906.’
- ‘Our elections should be a contest of policies, unclouded by bigotry or racism.’
- ‘Her setting out in life, like the rising of a fair morning, was unclouded and promising.’
- ‘If, however, one consciously steps back and looks at the film through unclouded eyes, it becomes clear that it doesn't tell just one story; it tells dozens of them, with no unifying point of view.’
- ‘It seems to exist largely in order to prove that your judgment of Unearthed is unclouded by sentiment.’
- ‘Let us have a grown-up discussion, unclouded by the infantile resentment of the USA harboured by Chris Davies and other assorted Europhiles.’
- ‘It first appeared in Creation magazine, which is a great way to keep your thinking on a whole host of issues clear, unclouded and thoroughly Biblical.’
- ‘There was no guarantee he wouldn't get close enough to do it again anyway, and Stone would far rather his man operated with a clear mind, unclouded with worries of recrimination upon his return.’
- ‘This heartwarming news was unclouded by any mention that alcohol itself is no slouch when it comes to cellular damage.’
- ‘That this is so clear is one of the benefits of the unclouded view of Morris afforded by these excellent biographies.’
- ‘But the occasions of departmental non-statutory publication raising, as in that case, a clearly defined issue of law unclouded by political, social or moral overtones, will be rare.’
- ‘Focusing on the per share impact of annual service and interest costs provides a clear view of annual costs that is unclouded by the actuarial assumptions and smoothing techniques allowed by GAAP.’
- ‘Her life was not unclouded, however, for in 1788 her husband, Perez Morton, had seduced her sister, Frances, who then killed herself.’
- ‘His eyes were still clear, she noticed, unclouded with misery or anxiety, and she could see all the way into their wonderful Light-filled depths.’
- ‘The Founders meant truths obvious not to everyone everywhere but to minds unclouded by superstition and other ignorance - minds like theirs.’
- ‘He confided once that it had been a visit of singular and unclouded happiness which left an ineffaceable impression.’
- ‘The joy of material progress, evident year after year, was unclouded by the realization that man remained a wolf to man: moral progress seemed as natural as material progress.’
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