One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
predicative Not in the slightest affected by.‘a cold-blooded killing untinged by any remorse on your part’
- ‘Regret will be its base; sadness, not untinged by fear and perhaps irritability, will be its recognizable symptoms, moods to which she will become habituated - day by day and hour by hour.’
- ‘The pilot's voice was untinged by the reticent or embarrassed tones that characterized U.S. military pronouncements for three decades after the Vietnam War.’
- ‘It felt like listening to a voice of experience untinged by regret or cynicism.’
- ‘Although her leaving was not untinged by disappointment, we felt we had failed her in some way.’
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