untrammeled

adjective un·tram·meled \ ˌən-ˈtra-məld \
variants: or British untrammelled
|Updated on: 22 Jun 2018

Definition of untrammeled

: not confined, limited, or impeded
  • untrammeled greed/arrogance
  • the untrammeled free market
  • Since the later 1990s, when the first news sites were introduced on the Internet, most papers have offered untrammeled access to them.
  • —Michael Massing
  • She looks back with amazement at the untrammeled single life she enjoyed not so long ago.
  • —Paul Gray

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1795

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