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unsparing

adjective uk   /ʌnˈspeə.rɪŋ/  us   /-ˈsper.ɪŋ/

unsparing adjective (HIDING NOTHING)

showing no kindness and no wish to hide the unpleasant truth: The documentary went through all the graphic details of the operation in unsparing detail.

unsparing adjective (GENEROUS)

formal extremely generous with money, time, help, etc.: Last of all, our thanks go to the caterers who have been unsparing in their efforts to make this afternoon such a success.
Translations of “unsparing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無隱藏的, 無情的, 不避諱的,不隱藏的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无隐藏的, 无情的, 不避讳的,不隐藏的…
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