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

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Other Words from unreserved

unreservedly \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈzər-​vəd-​lē How to pronounce unreservedly (audio) \ adverb
unreservedness \ ˌən-​ri-​ˈzər-​vəd-​nəs How to pronounce unreservedness (audio) , -​ˈzərv(d)-​nəs How to pronounce unreservedness (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 Perhaps Emery was trying to give his captain the chance to redeem himself with a public unreserved apology for his actions, but knowing the Swiss international's character the Arsenal boss should have known that was never going to come. SI.com, "Why the Granit Xhaka Captaincy Saga Proves Unai Emery Isn't the Man for Arsenal," 6 Nov. 2019 Losing the ability to forget is not simply an unreserved blessing, but a potential curse. Viktor Mayer-schönberger, The Conversation, "The internet is rotting – let’s embrace it," 25 July 2019 If a train is too crowded, passengers with unreserved coach tickets can switch to earlier or later trains at no extra charge. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Amtrak beefs up service for Comic-Con week," 16 July 2019 Also, several thousand grounds passes are available each day, allowing use of unreserved seating and standing room on Courts No. Ed Sherman, chicagotribune.com, "From the players to the Pimm's, a visit to Wimbledon is a winning experience," 5 June 2018 Parking: On-site garage with unreserved spaces, $250 a month. Pets: Two-pet maximum, breed restrictions apply. Pamela Dittmer Mckuen, chicagotribune.com, "In River North, known for its galleries, new apartment tower goes arty," 21 Mar. 2018 Of these, 27 are at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre, where the discounted tickets are all for unreserved lawn seating. George Varga, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Live Nation ticket sale: 43 San Diego concerts for $20 each, all-inclusive," 23 Apr. 2018 Some arrived an hour early for a chance at the closest unreserved seats, scores of folding white chairs lined in neat rows on the sidewalk and driveway outside D.G. Wills Books in La Jolla. Jeff Mcdonald, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Sean Penn pivots from actor to novelist at La Jolla reading," 8 Apr. 2018 Hampstead Downstairs, in the same venue, is an intimate studio space committed to new playwrights with unreserved seating for 80 people. Tom Marchant, Harper's BAZAAR, "103 Things to Do, See, Eat and Shop in London," 7 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of unreserved

1538, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unreserved was in 1538

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English Language Learners Definition of unreserved

: not kept for use only by a particular person or group
: not limited in any way

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