unhampered

adjective
un·​ham·​pered | \ ˌən-ˈham-pərd How to pronounce unhampered (audio) \

Definition of unhampered

: not impeded or restrained : not hampered unhampered freedom/authority There were many references to cyberspace as a community: vast clusters of people communicating with one another, unhampered by geography.— Nora Sayre

Examples of unhampered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wentz seemed fearless and unhampered escaping the pocket early and still looks fluid and athletic. Scott Horner, The Indianapolis Star, 15 Sep. 2021 What’s more, rum is relatively unhampered by strict regulations. Los Angeles Times, 22 Aug. 2021 In Mendelsohn’s earlier works, classics slip in and out unhampered and unquestioned, like a friend with a key to the house. Giancarlo Buonomo, New Republic, 3 Oct. 2017 A midday picnic for the school’s seniors across the street also continued unhampered. Hannah Knowles, sacbee, 25 Aug. 2017 Washington, however, has declared it in its interest to ensure that the conflicts are resolved peacefully and that freedom of navigation and overflight remain unhampered. Christopher Bodeen, USA TODAY, 11 Aug. 2017 Washington, however, has declared it in its interest to ensure that the conflicts are resolved peacefully and that freedom of navigation and overflight remain unhampered. Washington Post, 10 Aug. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of unhampered

1702, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unhampered was in 1702

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“Unhampered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhampered. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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