un·​in·​hib·​it·​ed | \ˌən-in-ˈhi-bə-təd \

Definition of uninhibited 

: free from inhibition uninhibited exuberance also : boisterously informal a festive uninhibited party

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Other Words from uninhibited

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

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Either way, sweaty Justin was for sure jealous of uninhibited Pete who removed his shirt in the sweltering NYC heat. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin and Ariana Grande's Fiancé, Pete Davidson, Hung Out and Things Got Weird," 7 Sep. 2018 Moll is such a complex young woman, both repressed and totally uninhibited. Taylor Antrim, Vogue, "Rising Star Jessie Buckley Talks About Her Role in the New British Thriller Beast," 9 May 2018 Compared to Daisy, Melinda is confident, unconventional and uninhibited; naturally, Dr. Bruckner falls in love with her. Jesse Green, New York Times, "Review: ‘On a Clear Day,’ Eternally Odd, Gets Yet Another Life," 28 June 2018 The popular open air Promenade Park in the coastal city of Limassol will offer uninhibited views of the 2018 lunar eclipse. Gabby Raymond, Time, "These Are the Best Places to See the Lunar Eclipse on July 27," 10 July 2018 In 2013, Shane Black wrote and directed Iron Man 3, an unhinged, uninhibited sequel to a multi-billion dollar franchise (and multi-million dollar sub-franchise). Tom Philip, GQ, "Shane Black's The Predator Trailer Is Unchecked Mayhem," 26 June 2018 Sun tunnel skylights fit between ceiling beams, allowing sunlight to travel from the roof to the space below uninhibited. Dan Marshall, Houston Chronicle, "GHBA Remodelers Council: Brighten your home while saving money," 24 June 2018 Messi’s personality is as restrained as Maradona’s is uninhibited, and whereas the career of the self-indulgent Maradona was derailed by cocaine abuse, Messi has enjoyed a decade-long run as the undisputed No. 1 player in the world. Dylan Hernandez, latimes.com, "World Cup offers Argentina's Lionel Messi the stage to be on the same level as countryman Diego Maradona," 13 June 2018 But uninhibited sunshine pushes temperatures steadily upward through the 50s in the morning. Jason Samenow, Washington Post, "D.C. area forecast: Dramatic warming trend this week as temperatures near 90 by Thursday," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of uninhibited

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uninhibited was in 1880

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English Language Learners Definition of uninhibited

: able to express thoughts and feelings freely : not inhibited

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