un·​tamed | \ ˌən-ˈtāmd How to pronounce untamed (audio) \

Definition of untamed

: not made less wild or less difficult to control : not tamed untamed animals the untamed wilderness untamed hair

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Recent Examples on the Web It’s one thing to unleash untamed fury after six days in the gym of battling nothing but teammates. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 27 Apr. 2022 The global brand's signature A-frame tents, open-air restaurant, and treatment palapas are woven through 18 acres of untamed jungle land. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022 Julia, a new HBO series about the famed chef, explores the radicalism of an untamed appetite—whatever the age. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 7 Apr. 2022 The authors offer an eloquent and fact-filled refutation to the Reagans of the world who see untamed nature as a blank space on the map that cries out to be developed for human uses. Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2022 Wendy Schneider stood on the edge of a windy cliff in an untamed plateau near Death Valley National Park, inhaled deeply and admired a vista of spiny plants, rock spires and sweeping plains that has changed little in thousands of years. Louis Sahagúnstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2022 These open-world games exist in sprawling locations that players can explore at their leisure, like a post-apocalyptic Washington, D.C., or the untamed American West. Washington Post, 17 Apr. 2020 The untamed forests and marshes teem with wildlife — alligators, armadillos, feral pigs, feral horses — while the surrounding waters are home to dolphins and whales, and to sea turtles that nest on the beaches. Washington Post, 17 Mar. 2022 To both, there is still a wild, untamed side, but each comes alive, growing beautiful and nourishing others. Sarah Schutte, National Review, 13 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of untamed

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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29 Apr 2022

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“Untamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untamed. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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