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 He was cheerfully uninhibited, then proceeded to profess high hopes for his next clinical attachment to another hospital. Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Times, "My Adult Son Moved In. It’s a Nightmare. Can I Kick Him Out?," 27 Oct. 2020 Black grief went on display, uninhibited, at corporate America’s virtual water cooler. Ashanti M. Martin, New York Times, "Black LinkedIn Is Thriving. Does LinkedIn Have a Problem With That?," 8 Oct. 2020 Perhaps owing to the informal nature of the gig, the group seems particularly uninhibited. Larry Blumenfeld, WSJ, "‘Palo Alto’ by Thelonious Monk Review: A Jazz Titan Goes to High School," 26 Sep. 2020 As Hilton's new documentary invites us to get to know a different side of her life, this uninhibited new hair colour proves just how layered and dynamic the star truly is. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "Paris Hilton Now Has Bright Pink & Blue Hair — & It’s So ’90s," 18 Sep. 2020 Samuel has appeared uninhibited while running sprints as part of his rehab work in recent practices. Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, "49ers could soon have clarity on Deebo Samuel’s status for Week 1," 6 Sep. 2020 The delicate state of life in America without papers hasn’t stopped her from experiencing the most uninhibited joy. Julissa Arce, refinery29.com, "No Matter What Happens To DACA, Our Joy Is Ours," 3 Sep. 2020 The Chinese government seeks to make American campuses less conducive to uninhibited inquiry, and more dangerous for students and professors. Jimmy Quinn, National Review, "American University Administrators Must Step Up to Fight Beijing’s Authoritarian Influence," 23 Aug. 2020 Through the implementation of specific design principles that promote auspiciousness, feng shui is said to allow your energy to flow uninhibited through your home, improving your overall quality of life. Stefanie Waldek, House Beautiful, "Everything You Need to Know About Feng Shui," 2 July 2020

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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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4 Nov 2020

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“Uninhibited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninhibited. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of uninhibited

: able to express thoughts and feelings freely : not inhibited

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