[ UK /ʌntˈɑːnɪʃt/ ]
  1. (of reputation) free from blemishes
    his unsullied name
    an untarnished reputation
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How To Use untarnished In A Sentence

  • More than his divine powers, his glorious heritage or his incredible prowess was his unblemished, untarnished, irreproachable character.
  • These volunteers went before their state leaders because America's natural heritage is important, because clean and untarnished wilderness is vital to public health, and because both are under attack. Bill Meadows: Americans Speak up for Our Great Outdoors
  • Congratulate the man who, leaving to his family, friends and country a name spotless, untarnished, beloved of nations, to be repeated in foreign tongues and by sparkling seas, has died in the bright and blessed hope of everlasting life. Letters and Journals 02]
  • They are proud to transmit their title untarnished to their descendants, are ready to make serious sacrifices in its behalf, to exercise the rigid self-denials of family control for its sake, and to engrave the motto of "noblesse oblige" on their hearts in order to sustain it; but they bitterly complain that without the majorat, and the transmission of outward, visible supports in land and houses to strengthen it, the empty sound carries little weight. The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Vol. III. (of IV.)
  • The York Vale League upholds the traditions of village cricket, which is untarnished by some of the issues surrounding the professional game.
  • I am pleased Opposition members seem to think I am such a threat that they need to damage my untarnished reputation in the House.
  • His reputation was untarnished and his ambition remains undiminished.
  • Not only has she maintained it, but she has kept it bright and shining, untarnished by time.
  • The steel blade shimmered as if it were made of untarnished chrome.
  • an untarnished reputation
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