un·​hin·​dered | \ ˌən-ˈhin-dərd How to pronounce unhindered (audio) \

Definition of unhindered

: not restrained or held back : not hindered … she must beg that I would allow her to proceed unhindered.— Wilkie Collins Its million-plus residents go about their business unhindered by military checkpoints …— William Finnegan

Examples of unhindered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Truckloads rumble unhindered across its border every day, much of it bound for a single market in downtown Johannesburg. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Apr. 2022 Through Kalinin’s intervention, the kosher flour and matzoh production took place unhindered that year. George Castle, chicagotribune.com, 5 Apr. 2022 Now with the pandemic potentially fading, school administrators are anticipating returning to the pre-COVID-19 days of unhindered volunteerism. Ashraf Khalil, The Christian Science Monitor, 14 Mar. 2022 Our capacity for growth is unhindered because of our whiskey bonding model. John Mariani, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 The sweeping nature of blockchain technology, unhindered by geographical boundaries, means creators and consumers alike who did not have access in the past will be able to interact with the industry. Tony M Fountain, Rolling Stone, 14 Feb. 2022 And of the sites the agency detects, about a quarter are able to keep operating unhindered because the agency doesn’t have the resources to bust them before the traffickers harvest. NBC News, 1 Dec. 2021 For Cerruti, it’s these thoughts that above all that have to flow freely, unhindered even by garments. Fabiana Giacomotti, Vogue, 16 Jan. 2022 Two vessels were unhindered earlier on Tuesday in reaching the Sierra Madre, a ship intentionally grounded decades ago at the Second Thomas Shoal, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement. Reuters, CNN, 23 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unhindered

1615, in the meaning defined above

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“Unhindered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhindered. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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un·​hin·​dered | \ ˌən-ˈhin-dərd \

Kids Definition of unhindered

: not kept back : proceeding freely unhindered progress


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