un·​re·​serve ˌən-ri-ˈzərv How to pronounce unreserve (audio)
: absence of reserve : frankness

Examples of unreserve in a Sentence

with an unreserve perhaps never before witnessed in the halls of Congress, the general gave his unvarnished assessment of the war effort
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Word History

First Known Use

1717, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unreserve was in 1717

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“Unreserve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreserve. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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