undisguised satisfaction

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  • There did not seem much business going on, and our appearance was hailed with undisguised satisfaction. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • He passed the document to the lawyer, who read it with undisguised satisfaction. Cited from The Substitute Prisoner, by Max Marcin
  • With these words he put on his platter and basket, with great ceremony and undisguised satisfaction. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • Greif stood near by, looking on, with undisguised satisfaction, and not yet altogether recovered from his surprise. Cited from Greifenstein, by F. Marion Crawford
  • It was with undisguised satisfaction that he greeted young Frost when he returned to announce that supper was ready. Cited from The Inn at the Red Oak, by Latta Griswold
  • The Doctor was enjoying my surprise, and Sophy looked on with undisguised satisfaction. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 20, No. 117, July, 1867, by Various
  • This report spread rapidly, and it is with equal pain and shame we are obliged to confess that in general it was received with evident and undisguised satisfaction. Cited from The Tithe-Proctor, by William Carleton
  • Mr. Brookes took his hat and umbrella, and Willy watched them depart with undisguised satisfaction. Cited from Spring Days, by George Moore
  • And that night, when his father came home, the whole story had to be told over again with new details, and Keith had the pleasure of seeing an expression of undisguised satisfaction on his father's face. Cited from The Soul of a Child, by Edwin Bjorkman
  • In the rear is a small donkey, covered all over with culinary utensils, nibbling fat cactus-leaves with undisguised satisfaction. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885, by Various
  • The other Britons quite agreed with Boduoc, and though ready to work their hardest to aid in saving the property of individuals, they looked on with undisguised satisfaction at the great conflagration. Cited from Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty
  • These conditions, which were received by the Masai present with signs of undisguised satisfaction, were confirmed with great solemnity by the symbolic ceremony of blood-fraternisation between the contracting parties. Cited from Freeland, by Theodor Hertzka
  • This declaration was heard by Almeria with undisguised satisfaction. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. V, by Maria Edgeworth
  • Mr. Alwynn had now become the proper person to consult regarding his property; and at first, to Ruth's undisguised satisfaction, he consulted him nearly every other day, his horse at last taking the turn for Slumberleigh as a matter of course. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • Without any grief, but, on the contrary, with undisguised satisfaction, Eduard Devrient yielded to this fresh turn of affairs, and prophesied a splendid future for me in Vienna. Cited from My Life, Volume II, by Richard Wagner
  • He also possessed a philosophic bent, to the great delight of his grandfather, who used to hold Socratic conversations with him, in which the precocious pupil occasionally posed his teacher, to the undisguised satisfaction of the womenfolk. Cited from Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
  • Jean manifested undisguised satisfaction when the dim still-room precincts were fairly left behind, and they got into the pleasant old walled-in garden, where the yellow afternoon's sun was lying on the opening fruit-blossom, and bringing delicious scents out of the newly-blown lilac and hawthorn. Cited from Geordie's Tryst, by Mrs. Milne Rae
  • Once only, at the beginning of May, the King resided for a few days in the capital, and on his return Marie manifested such undisguised satisfaction that he accorded to her the sum of twelve thousand crowns for the embellishment of her chateau at Monceaux. Cited from The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3), by Julia Pardoe