adjective Date: 1599 1. not lessened ; unrelieved <
sufferings unmitigated by any hope of early relief
2. being so definitely what is stated as to offer little chance of change or relief <
an unmitigated disaster
unmitigatedly adverbunmitigatedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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