unrestraint

noun

un·​re·​straint ˌən-ri-ˈstrānt How to pronounce unrestraint (audio)
: freedom from or lack of restraint

Examples of unrestraint in a Sentence

the cheerful unrestraint of children
Recent Examples on the Web He had never spoken with such fathoms of unrestraint. Benjamin Hedin, The New Yorker, 3 Apr. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1755, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrestraint was in 1755

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“Unrestraint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrestraint. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

unrestraint

noun
un·​re·​straint ˌən-ri-ˈstrānt How to pronounce unrestraint (audio)
: lack of restraint
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