unstrained

adjective
un·​strained | \ ˌən-ˈstrānd How to pronounce unstrained (audio) \

Definition of unstrained

: not strained: such as
a : not placed under a strain unstrained iron … one of the few places on Earth relatively unstrained by havoc-wreaking climatic changes …— Alan Reder
b : not forced or resulting from undue effort a relaxed and unstrained manner
c : not put through a strainer unstrained juice

Examples of unstrained in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to causing several major career setbacks for her, the ordeal reportedly put a strain on Mulroney's friendship with Meghan Markle...and that strain might not be totally unstrained yet. Marie Claire, 29 Aug. 2020 This strainer holds up to a half gallon of unstrained yogurt. Popular Science, 19 May 2020 While no state system has gone unstrained, some are dealing with the new demands better than others. Timmy Broderick, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 Apr. 2020 However, the engine seems happiest at moderate revs, where its ample torque yields effortless and unstrained running. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 24 Mar. 2020 Since the gravy is simply the unstrained pan sauce, the presentation is also a dirty-dish saver — no fancy platter necessary, no separate gravy boat needed. Leilani Marie Labong, SFChronicle.com, 20 Dec. 2019 Sugar or honey lends the unstrained drink some sweetness. Lila Thulin, Smithsonian, 20 Dec. 2019 Unsurprisingly, their ultra-smooth, European-style yogurt—which is unstrained and runnier than its Mediterranean counterparts—is just as wonderful. Leah Mennies, Bon Appetit, 27 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of unstrained

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unstrained.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unstrained. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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