unreserved

adjective
un·​re·​served | \ ˌən-ri-ˈzərvd How to pronounce unreserved (audio) \

Definition of unreserved

1 : not limited or partial : entire, unqualified unreserved enthusiasm
2 : not cautious or reticent : frank, open
3 : not set aside for special use

Other Words from unreserved

unreservedly \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈzər-​vəd-​lē How to pronounce unreserved (audio) \ adverb
unreservedness \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈzər-​vəd-​nəs How to pronounce unreserved (audio) , -​ˈzərv(d)-​nəs How to pronounce unreserved (audio) \ noun

Examples of unreserved in a Sentence

Seating at the concert will be unreserved. I have nothing but unreserved admiration for him.
Recent Examples on the Web Companies that issued unreserved statements of support during the Black Lives Matter protests in response to the murder of George Floyd have said next to nothing about the U.S. Supreme Court’s probable overturning of Roe vs. Wade. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2022 The seats at the beautiful bar to the left of the entrance are unreserved. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 23 Apr. 2022 What shines through is his unreserved affection for the artist: for his songwriting technique, for his refusal to self-aggrandize. Cecilia Gigliotti, Longreads, 6 Mar. 2022 Prices include $20 for a daily grounds pass, $30 for a daily unreserved bleacher seat, and $99 for VIP per session over the final weekend. San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Sep. 2021 The first part, when the Constitution is scheduled to go up for bid, is a live auction that will be held in New York on November 23, while the second part is an unreserved online sale that runs from that day until December 2. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 20 Sep. 2021 An interview, on live TV, with a young gay man who has AIDS, to whom Tammy Faye, risking the rage of Falwell and his troops, offers her unreserved love. Anthony Lan, The New Yorker, 17 Sep. 2021 The two have been private about their relationship for the most part, but ever since late June—when Rihanna and A$AP Rocky were photographed in PDA mode—they've seemed more unreserved about showing their love. Janae Mckenzie, Glamour, 26 Aug. 2021 Part of his appeal is his unreserved passion when performing. Nichole Perkins, Vulture, 17 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unreserved

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unreserved.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreserved. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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