unobstructed

adjective
un·​ob·​struct·​ed | \ ˌən-əb-ˈstrək-təd , -äb-\

Definition of unobstructed

: clear or free from obstructions or obstacles : not obstructed an unobstructed view of the river

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In one sitting room the low line of the curved sofa allows for unobstructed views of the leafy street below. Olivia Martin, Town & Country, "This Upper East Side Townhouse Is Brimming With Bespoke Furniture and French Antiques," 25 Jan. 2019 The doors are transparent, which is meant to give drivers an unobstructed view of the road. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Biomega unveils a radically simple electric vehicle," 27 Nov. 2018 Throw in the hillside oak and fruit trees on 1.02 acres and unobstructed views of Mt. Diablo, and this modern marvel makes for a perfect California retreat. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Hillside modern marvel with pool and views asks $4.9M," 24 Oct. 2018 The kitchen also has a memorable design with no upper cabinetry so that views are maximized and unobstructed. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Contemporary ‘butterfly roof house’ near Memorial Park," 10 June 2018 Unique Sightseeing Like some air-tour companies in other tourist destinations, FlyNYON offered flights on helicopters with the doors open or removed to allow passengers to take unobstructed photographs of the landscape below. Kenneth P. Vogel And Patrick Mcgeehan, New York Times, "Months Before Deadly Crash, Helicopter Pilots Warned of Safety Issues," 7 Apr. 2018 Besides the matters of development, peace, and affluence, unobstructed access to resources may come to mind. Nathan Sproul, Fortune, "How Relying on Oil Makes Us More Vulnerable to Cyberattacks," 10 May 2018 The view from the top, once unobstructed, has since been choked by trees and condominiums. Thomas Graham, SFChronicle.com, "Walking these seven hills of San Francisco a peak experience," 28 June 2018 Sandy shores along the 276-acre Terrapin Nature Park provide unobstructed bridge vistas. Stephanie Citron, baltimoresun.com, "Can’t-miss detours along Maryland's Eastern Shore to explore on your beach trip this summer," 8 May 2018

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1648, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unobstructed was in 1648

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