pristine
[ pris-teen ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
from Latin pristinus ‘former’. The senses ‘unspoilt’ and ‘spotless’ date from the 1920s
Synonyms
adjective
immaculateintactnaturalspotlesssterileuntouched
Antonyms
adjective
dirtysoiled
Definition
adjectivehaving its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied
Examples
adjectiveIt was important to Meg to keep her new car in pristine condition.
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