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unalloyed

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.əˈlɔɪd/ literary us  
(especially of a positive feeling) not spoiled by any amount of negative feeling; pure: Spending time with one's family is never an unalloyed pleasure (= there are bad things about it too). We had the perfect holiday - two weeks of unalloyed bliss.
Translations of “unalloyed”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指積極的情感)純真的,純粹的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指积极的情感)纯真的,纯粹的…
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