Definition of undiluted in English:



  • 1(of a liquid) not diluted:

    ‘drinking undiluted wine was considered barbaric’
    • ‘Complete ignorance of viticulture was the mark of savages; so too was the drinking of undiluted wine, which was associated with northern barbarians such as the Scythians (in modern Crimea).’
    • ‘Never put undiluted antifreeze in your radiator, says Dave Cappert, director of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.’
    • ‘Some prefer it straight, although the alcohol burn of anything but the softest undiluted whisky generally renders your tastebuds fairly useless.’
    • ‘It got so bad that Japan's Fair Trade Commission reported last summer only about one-third of the country's hot springs inns use pure, undiluted water from its natural source.’
    • ‘Additionally, some companies may falsely claim that their oils are undiluted or pure when they aren't.’
    • ‘Choirs of men and boys competed in singing hymns and we know that large amounts of undiluted wine and expensive food were consumed.’
    • ‘Do not ingest these oils pure, as the undiluted oil can be fatal even in small doses.’
    • ‘Only once significant essential oil knowledge is gained should you ever attempt to apply an undiluted oil on the skin.’
    • ‘According to this the physician advised the ruler to avoid over-eating and undiluted wine, to drink plenty of water every day, to avoid sex while drunk and to have baths after meals.’
    • ‘But its antiseptic properties also make it very useful in the home - apply after shaving or waxing to prevent ingrowing hairs, and use undiluted on minor cuts, burns, athlete's foot, bites, stings and cold sores.’
    • ‘I felt like I'd just drunk a bottle of undiluted sunflower oil by the end of it.’
    • ‘Once you've established the notes of your fragrance, you can add the necessary undiluted essential oils to a base of alcohol and distilled water.’
    • ‘A cheaper solution is Goop, the greasemonkey's hand cleaner, or cheaper still, undiluted dishwashing liquid.’
    committed, positive, emphatic, devoted, dedicated, enthusiastic, unshakeable, unflinching, unswerving, constant, staunch, loyal, stalwart
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    1. 1.1 Not moderated or weakened in any way:
      ‘a sudden surge of pure, undiluted happiness’
      • ‘Nor are large UK Government IT contracts viewed by industry with undiluted enthusiasm these days.’
      • ‘This is a guy who is completely connected to another, legendary, era and one of the few left alive from that time who can still communicate its undiluted energy with virtuosity.’
      • ‘What we have witnessed more recently has been the collapse of some financial edifices which have shown the worst aspects of pure, undiluted greed.’
      • ‘She said: ‘1992 is not a year on which I will look back with undiluted pleasure.’’
      • ‘His administration is vowing to wage a public campaign to pressure moderates into backing his undiluted conservative agenda - or face the consequences at the next election.’
      • ‘The inquiry is met with a roar of undiluted enthusiasm.’
      • ‘It was the final moment during which adult entertainment had the undivided attention and undiluted respect of the world.’
      • ‘‘It is their undiluted enthusiasm which spills over to the silver screen and captivates the filmgoer,’ affirms the dancer.’
      • ‘I would rather Zander gave us his own vision undiluted.’
      • ‘In a thick Mancunian accent, undiluted despite his living in Scotland for 30 years, he fires off a question: ‘Have you ever been to Old Trafford?’’
      • ‘Joseph is for the child in all of us, not so hot on depth or meaning but boiling with concentrated, undiluted, unadulterated fun.’
      • ‘Above all, as several of my students have emphasized to me recently, what marks the poem is its tone of utter and undiluted jollity.’
      • ‘For McDonald, it was a moment of undiluted embarrassment as he gifted possession to Alan Thompson and gave Celtic the platform from which they scored their second goal.’
      • ‘As she bustles round her suburban home, where the mantelpieces heave with family photographs, her accent remains undiluted despite half a century in Glasgow.’
      • ‘There is undiluted silence and utter serenity as we are together.’
      • ‘They should not deny it now or try, in my absence from Parliament on important public business, to get away with a total, undiluted piece of hypocrisy.’
      • ‘Regarded as one of the most credible award processes in India and abroad, I am proud to be associated with IIFA for the past six years and my commitment remains undiluted.’
      • ‘A few harsh rebuffs later, his enthusiasm remains undiluted.’
      • ‘The gunshot wound, the mind-numbing headache, the pain - everything drained away in a sudden adrenaline rush of undiluted happiness and relief.’
      • ‘Scandal coverage may have made undiluted loyalty more difficult, but the press is generally enthusiastic.’
      • ‘‘I'm pretty amazed to be on the shortlist,’ she says, her Inverness accent undiluted by life in Cambridge.’