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[teym-lis] /ˈteɪm lɪs/
untamed or untamable.
Origin of tameless
First recorded in 1590-1600; tame + -less
Related forms
tamelessly, adverb
tamelessness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Nancy that was stands on tiptoe, every eager and tameless bit of her hoping, hoping.

    Young People's Pride Stephen Vincent Benet
  • This tameless wild doe would crouch like a spaniel, and be yoked as a beast of burden,—if I chose.

    Folle-Farine Ouida
  • She turned her tameless, moon-pale eyes upon Jackson in the doorway, and bared her teeth in a soundless snarl.

    The Secret Trails Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The Goths, accustomed for generations to their tameless freedom, have not acquired the habit of obedience to the laws.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • I was born with the most imperious, haughty, tameless spirit, with which ever mortal was gifted.

  • It was through the aid of this superstition that Attila raised himself to dominion over their savage and tameless hordes.

  • Such were the tameless men, of whom Cuthbert Grant was the leader, the leader solely from his fitness to lead.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • We may be driven from the road by the invasive motor car, but there are still the footpaths and the tameless moorland.

    Dartmoor Arthur L. Salmon
  • His only virtues were courage and patience, but they were counterbalanced by a tameless ferocity.

    The Walls of Constantinople Bernard Granville Baker
  • The tanned and tameless children Of the wild elder earth, With stature of the northlights, They have the stars for girth.

    Songs from Vagabondia Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey

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