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    unmixed delight

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    I am not sure that the news inspires me with feelingsof unmixed delight.

    unmixed delight = unclouded delight

    V.

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    Re: unmixed delight

    Not a teacher, but I would interpret "unmixed" as "pure":

    "I am not sure that the news inspires me with feelings of pure delight."

    Meaning:

    "Although it seems good, there's something about the news that makes me uneasy".

    Waiting for a more learned opinion,

    M.

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    Re: unmixed delight

    Your opinion is learned enough for me, Manny.

    Rover

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