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unbridled

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adjective un·bri·dled \-ˈbrī-dəld\

Simple Definition of unbridled

  • : not controlled or limited : done, felt, or expressed in a free and uncontrolled way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unbridled

  1. 1 :  unrestrained <unbridled enthusiasm>

  2. 2 :  not confined by a bridle

Examples of unbridled in a sentence

  1. The crowd was swept with unbridled enthusiasm.

  2. <a case that was solved only because of one detective's unbridled determination to bring the killer to justice>



14th Century

First Known Use of unbridled

14th century

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UNBRIDLED Defined for Kids

unbridled

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adjective un·bri·dled \ˌən-ˈbrī-dəld\

Definition of unbridled for Students

  1. :  not controlled or restrained <unbridled anger>





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