unrestrained

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adjective un·re·strained \ ˌən-ri-ˈstrānd \

Definition of unrestrained

1 :not restrained :immoderate, uncontrolled
  • unrestrained proliferation of technology
2 :free of constraint :spontaneous
  • felt happy and unrestrained

unrestrainedly

play \ˌən-ri-ˈstrā-nəd-lē\ adverb

unrestrainedness

play \ˌən-ri-ˈstrā-nəd-nəs, -ˈstrān(d)-nəs\ noun

Examples of unrestrained in a Sentence

  1. The child in the car accident was unrestrained.

  2. She was fined for driving with an unrestrained infant.

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First Known Use of unrestrained

1531


UNRESTRAINED Defined for English Language Learners

unrestrained

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adjective

Definition of unrestrained for English Language Learners

  • : not held in place by a belt, seat, device, etc.

  • : not controlled or limited



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