untrammeled

adjective
un·​tram·​meled | \ ˌən-ˈtra-məld How to pronounce untrammeled (audio) \
variants: US untrammeled or British untrammelled

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

Examples of untrammeled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Along with the chance to unwind and explore more than 1,200 untrammeled acres, owners can hike trails, paddle canoes, view nature and try their clubwork on a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Jeffrey Steele, Forbes, 25 July 2022 With more than 14,200 square miles of national parks, biosphere reserves, and nature preserves, Québec is covered with vast tracts of untrammeled habitat. Outside Online, 25 July 2022 Tech’s hiring freezes and pessimistic predictions stand in stark contrast to the companies’ traditionally bulletproof reputations for untrammeled growth, prompting concerns from some economists and Wall Street investors. Gerrit De Vynck, Washington Post, 23 July 2022 Tech’s hiring freezes and pessimistic predictions stand in stark contrast to the companies’ traditionally bulletproof reputations for untrammeled growth, prompting concerns from some economists and Wall Street investors. Rachel Lerman And Gerrit De Vynck, Anchorage Daily News, 23 July 2022 Yet perhaps no problematic man coming out against Roe v. Wade being overturned can touch the untrammeled absurdity of OJ Simpson using his Twitter account to rail against the recent Supreme Court decision, which went moderately viral on TikTok. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 6 July 2022 The upshot is that relatively few people have easy access to miles and miles of untrammeled gravel (or a motor vehicle with which to travel to it), but pretty much everybody lives on or near a road. Eben Weiss, Outside Online, 2 June 2022 Flipping through its pages I was filled with both wonder and sadness, for few reefs today possess such untrammeled beauty. Tim Flannery, The New York Review of Books, 4 Nov. 2021 Visitors once entered untrammeled by ticketers and X-ray machines. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of untrammeled

1795, in the meaning defined above

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7 Aug 2022

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“Untrammeled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untrammeled. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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