Definition of unpolluted in English:



  • 1Not contaminated with noxious or poisonous substances.

    ‘Oman has 1,100 miles of splendid beaches and unpolluted seas’
    • ‘The clear, unpolluted waters of the west coast of Scotland were once renowned as one of the best sea trout fisheries in the world.’
    • ‘The atmosphere is so clear and unpolluted that the island's fishermen dry their cod catch on long poles in the open air.’
    • ‘The people of Mangaia are determined to keep their island clean and unpolluted - so much so that they've asked for 250 wheelie bins and a three tonne dump truck to keep rubbish under control.’
    • ‘However, even an unpolluted atmosphere may contain a variety of acidic and alkaline substances so that the pH of rainwater may be quite different from 5.6.’
    • ‘Some days, like today, I wear shirts that Luc has worn as they smell of him - his sweat, his skin, but despite this, I'd love to be stripped of this essence as it would seem so clean, pure and unpolluted.’
    • ‘Tourists sip cappuccinos at street cafés. Everyone breathes in pure, unpolluted air.’
    • ‘Suntan lotion and lip salve are essential in the remarkably clear, unpolluted air.’
    • ‘These were laid out in 1953 and have picnic seats alongside the stream which runs clear and unpolluted.’
    • ‘The crop draws nutrients from the water before it is returned to the rivers, still clean and unpolluted.’
    • ‘The sea is blissfully unpolluted, and so supports a fecund, burgeoning variety of life.’
    • ‘Where is the crystal clear, pure, unpolluted water that once characterized the river as well as most shallow wells in the area?’
    • ‘An ‘attractive absence of progress’, added to its more-or-less unpolluted environment, seem to be bringing the island an irresistible allure.’
    • ‘Take a look at those pristine, white, unpolluted sands with crystal clear water and waves gently rolling in.’
    • ‘That's because we get it from a source where it is unpolluted and sparkling.’
    • ‘I just smiled, took a deep breath of fresh unpolluted air, and slowly sipped on my ice cold green tea.’
    • ‘Water voles, small rodents closely related to muskrats and lemmings and which live only along clear, unpolluted rivers and streams, have been decimated by non-native mink which originally escaped from fur farms.’
    • ‘They are comparing sediment taken from the Humber estuary - unpolluted by radioactivity - with other samples which contain the substance.’
    • ‘Nearby lies a sweeping coastline of silver sands and unpolluted aquamarine blue seas fringed by green ‘machair’ lands covered in wild flowers of every hue.’
    • ‘A variety of outdoor pursuits are available, including walking and cycling on quiet by-roads, visiting castles and historic houses or surfing on Atlantic rollers off unpolluted beaches.’
    • ‘Watching the sun set over an ocean horizon on a clear evening will be a good start, as you will have an uninterrupted view through clear unpolluted air.’
    clean, clear, fresh, crisp, refreshing, sparkling, untainted, unadulterated, uncontaminated
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    1. 1.1 Not defiled or corrupted.
      ‘her mind remains unpolluted by the filth they teach her’