Definition of undiluted in US English:



  • 1(of a liquid) not diluted.

    • ‘Some prefer it straight, although the alcohol burn of anything but the softest undiluted whisky generally renders your tastebuds fairly useless.’
    • ‘Only once significant essential oil knowledge is gained should you ever attempt to apply an undiluted oil on the skin.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Additionally, some companies may falsely claim that their oils are undiluted or pure when they aren't.’
    • ‘Do not ingest these oils pure, as the undiluted oil can be fatal even in small doses.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Never put undiluted antifreeze in your radiator, says Dave Cappert, director of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.’
    • ‘A cheaper solution is Goop, the greasemonkey's hand cleaner, or cheaper still, undiluted dishwashing liquid.’
    • ‘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).’
    • ‘I felt like I'd just drunk a bottle of undiluted sunflower oil by the end of it.’
    • ‘Choirs of men and boys competed in singing hymns and we know that large amounts of undiluted wine and expensive food were consumed.’
    • ‘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.’
    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’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘As she bustles round her suburban home, where the mantelpieces heave with family photographs, her accent remains undiluted despite half a century in Glasgow.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘A few harsh rebuffs later, his enthusiasm remains undiluted.’
      • ‘‘I'm pretty amazed to be on the shortlist,’ she says, her Inverness accent undiluted by life in Cambridge.’
      • ‘It was the final moment during which adult entertainment had the undivided attention and undiluted respect of the world.’
      • ‘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?’’
      • ‘Scandal coverage may have made undiluted loyalty more difficult, but the press is generally enthusiastic.’
      • ‘Joseph is for the child in all of us, not so hot on depth or meaning but boiling with concentrated, undiluted, unadulterated fun.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘The gunshot wound, the mind-numbing headache, the pain - everything drained away in a sudden adrenaline rush of undiluted happiness and relief.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Above all, as several of my students have emphasized to me recently, what marks the poem is its tone of utter and undiluted jollity.’
      • ‘The inquiry is met with a roar of undiluted enthusiasm.’
      • ‘There is undiluted silence and utter serenity as we are together.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘I would rather Zander gave us his own vision undiluted.’
      • ‘What we have witnessed more recently has been the collapse of some financial edifices which have shown the worst aspects of pure, undiluted greed.’
      • ‘‘It is their undiluted enthusiasm which spills over to the silver screen and captivates the filmgoer,’ affirms the dancer.’
      • ‘She said: ‘1992 is not a year on which I will look back with undiluted pleasure.’’
      • ‘Nor are large UK Government IT contracts viewed by industry with undiluted enthusiasm these days.’