Update your definition of UNMITIGATED!

UNMITIGATED — adjective — Absolute; “complete and total.”

Synonyms — utter, downright, unequivocal, sheer, veritable

Unmitigated does NOT mean “complete” like as in “My homework is complete.” Not that kind of “complete.”

Unmitigated does NOT mean “unqualified” as in “He’s unqualified for the job.” Not that kind of “unqualified.”

Unmitigated will be followed by a noun — an unmitigated (fill in the blank).

You won’t ever use it by itself — you wouldn’t say “She was unmitigated.” or “It is unmitigated.” It will always be an unmitigated something.

The unmitigated gall…

Unmitigated doesn’t have to be negative. Yes, you can have an unmitigated disaster, but you could also have…

unmitigated devotion

unmitigated truth

unmitigated success

unmitigated love

*** IF YOU COULD SAY “COMPLETE AND TOTAL (FILL IN THE BLANK)” THEN YOU CAN USE UNMITIGATED. ***

complete and total devotion = unmitigated devotion

complete and total success = unmitigated success

complete and total disaster = unmitigated disaster

If you have any questions about how to use this word, don’t hesitate to ask!

Unmitigated joy!

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