un·​in·​hib·​it·​ed | \ ˌən-in-ˈhi-bə-təd How to pronounce uninhibited (audio) \

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
Recent Examples on the Web This means very large volumes of ice could break off and flow uninhibited through this region into the sea. Chris Mooney, Anchorage Daily News, "Unprecedented data confirms that Antarctica’s most dangerous glacier is melting from below," 31 Jan. 2020 Is there a lost paradise of the uninhibited that professional life can recover? Richard Brody, The New Yorker, "The Compromises of Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women”," 31 Dec. 2019 For raising a joy up in me that bursts forth in uninhibited raucous peals of laughter. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, "Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley Celebrate 12th Wedding Anniversary: 'Forever Blessed'," 24 Dec. 2019 The painting’s subjects—the guests of a wedding reception—are an accordingly uninhibited bunch. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian, "Detroit Exhibit Celebrates Bruegel’s ‘The Wedding Dance’ and Its Controversial Codpieces," 13 Dec. 2019 These digital platforms are premised on the uninhibited collection of personal data from users, the operation of compelling platforms that arbitrarily shut out competitive threats, and the development of AI that curates our social feeds. Wired, "Banning Micro-Targeted Political Ads Won’t End the Practice," 22 Nov. 2019 Naturally, this uninhibited, endearing honesty comes across in Lennox’s music. Julian Kimble, Washington Post, "Ari Lennox is R&B’s next star. Ask anyone (except her).," 24 July 2019 In case last Monday night’s gala, with all of its flair, feathers, and uninhibited fabulousness wasn’t enough, the month of June at The Met will keep the camp party going. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Come On, Vogue! The Met Museum Will Celebrate Pride Month With a Very Camp Dance Competition," 14 May 2019 Here three people gather at the bedside of the somnolent d’Alembert, who triggers a four-way talkfest by giving voice to a wild, uninhibited fever-dream. Dan Hofstadter, WSJ, "‘Diderot’ Review: Wherever His Mind Led Him," 15 Feb. 2019

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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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10 Feb 2020

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“Uninhibited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninhibited. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of uninhibited

: able to express thoughts and feelings freely : not inhibited

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