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[uhn-ri-zurvd] /ˌʌn rɪˈzɜrvd/
not restricted; without reservation; full; entire; unqualified:
unreserved approval.
free from reserve; frank; open:
unreserved behavior.
not kept or set apart for a particular use or person:
unreserved seats.
Origin of unreserved
First recorded in 1530-40; un-1 + reserved
Related forms
[uhn-ri-zur-vid-lee] /ˌʌn rɪˈzɜr vɪd li/ (Show IPA),
unreservedness, noun
1. complete, unlimited. 2. ingenuous, candid, artless, guileless, sincere. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His admiration of the great Emperor was unreserved in everything but expression.

    Some Reminiscences Joseph Conrad
  • We talked with unreserved freedom, as we had nothing to fear.

    James Boswell William Keith Leask
  • unreserved and simple by nature, I must have appeared frigid and sophisticated.

    The Magic Skin Honore de Balzac
  • "His letter is a most unreserved one, indeed," said she, cautiously.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • The Chief Inspector, driven down to the ground by unfair artifices, had elected to walk the path of unreserved openness.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • He was my friend and bosom-counsellor, in whom I reposed the most unreserved confidence.

  • Morlene, taking advantage of his abstraction, bestowed on him an unreserved look of pitying love.

    Unfettered Sutton E. Griggs
  • An unreserved and public opposition can be no longer postponed.

  • I was happiness itself, when, by the unreserved ease and gayety of her deportment she persuaded me that she suffered no regrets.

    Confession W. Gilmore Simms
  • He lived in habits of the most unreserved familiarity with his soldiers.

British Dictionary definitions for unreserved


without reserve; having an open manner
without reservation
not booked or bookable
Derived Forms
unreservedly (ˌʌnrɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ) adverb
unreservedness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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