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untempered

[ tem-perd ]SEE DEFINITION OF untempered

Synonyms for untempered

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Antonyms for untempered

  • cheap
  • logical
  • low
  • moderate
  • reasonable
  • sensible
  • ok enough
  • warranted
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNTEMPERED

And the sun poured down its untempered rays on the condemned.

It could not bear the untempered atmosphere of everyday life.

He went to the bottom indeed, and did not 'daub with untempered mortar.'

Her justice was severe and unbending, and untempered with mercy.

The wind was pitiless, untempered even by the shelter of a tree or barn.

My nerves had suddenly become things of stolid, untempered iron.

He will not cry "peace, peace," when there is no peace; nor "daub with untempered mortar."

In the play of untempered golden light the face seemed pale.

Lincoln's gratification at his election was not untempered with disappointments.

And, compared with the French, the Germans are untempered steel.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of temper (v.). Cf. Middle Dutch ongetempert, Middle High German ungetempert.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNTEMPERED

inordinate

adjectiveexcessive, extravagant
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