uninhibited

adjective

un·​in·​hib·​it·​ed ˌən-in-ˈhi-bə-təd How to pronounce uninhibited (audio)
: free from inhibition
uninhibited exuberance
also : boisterously informal
a festive uninhibited party
uninhibitedly adverb
uninhibitedness noun

Examples of uninhibited in a Sentence

She's very uninhibited and is always the life of the party. an uninhibited child who laughed and cried with equal abandon
Recent Examples on the Web Militants began using messaging apps extensively for bilateral and small-group communication, seemingly uninhibited by the surveillance fears of the past. Thomas Hegghammer, Foreign Affairs, 24 Aug. 2021 But the film has only become more enshrined in the canon in the decades since, in particular for Towne’s script: a grim portrait of uninhibited greed shaping Los Angeles in the 30’s, celebrated as one of the best — and often cited as the best — screenplay in history. J. Kim Murphy, Variety, 22 June 2024 Kathy is overwhelmed by the bikers’ uninhibited energy, warmed by their essential camaraderie, and charmed by their boyishly flashy personalities. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 18 June 2024 Advertisement Berner’s uninhibited persona, confessional Q&As and hefty social-media footprint have resulted in a run of A-list celebrities in the hot seat. Rachel Brodsky, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for uninhibited 

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uninhibited was in 1880

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uninhibited

adjective
un·​in·​hib·​it·​ed ˌən-in-ˈhib-ət-əd How to pronounce uninhibited (audio)
: not inhibited
especially : marked by an open showing of feelings and informal behavior
an uninhibited party
uninhibitedly adverb

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