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Definition of "unmercenary" [unmercenary]

  • Not mercenary; not sordid.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "unmercenary" in a sentence
  • "From that Cooper Institute meeting Anna received almost one thousand dollars, an incredible amount for a simple speech to her unmercenary spirit, but one which was to be duplicated many times before her career was over."
  • ""I suppose the advertising business is altruistic and unmercenary?""
  • "I am also of the opinion that it is greatly to my credit, and a proof of my pure and unmercenary nature, that I did not instantly put myself up to be raffled for, or rush out into the streets and propose marriage to the first lady I met."
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