ruleless

adjective
rule·​less | \ ˈrül-ləs How to pronounce ruleless (audio) \

Definition of ruleless

: not restrained or regulated by law

Examples of ruleless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Free-range parenting is not a ruleless world where the kids are left to figure everything out for themselves. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 14 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of ruleless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Ruleless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruleless. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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