Definition of unmercenary in English:

unmercenary

adjective

  • Not motivated by the pursuit of material gain; without the desire for money or material reward.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Dekker (c1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer. From un- + mercenary.

Pronunciation

unmercenary

/(ˌ)ʌnˈməːs(ə)nri//(ˌ)ʌnˈməːs(ɪ)n(ə)ri/