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unrestrained

[uhn-ri-streynd] /ˌʌn rɪˈstreɪnd/
adjective
1.
not restrained or controlled; uncontrolled or uncontrollable:
the unrestrained birthrate in some countries.
2.
not constrained; spontaneous:
unrestrained laughter.
Origin of unrestrained
1580-1590
1580-90; un-1 + restrained
Related forms
unrestrainedly
[uhn-ri-strey-nid-lee] /ˌʌn rɪˈstreɪ nɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unrestrainedness, noun
Synonyms
1. unchecked, unrepressed, unbridled, excessive.
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  • His exaltation is self-centred, is priggishness, his fall is unrestrained by any exterior obligation.

    God The Invisible King Herbert George Wells
  • You perhaps find the life here too unrestrained and unconventional?

  • A theatre-night in Manila is one of unrestrained gayety—and the fun-loving Filipinos rarely miss an opportunity to attend a show.

    The Philippine Islands Ramon Reyes Lala
  • We are made 96 with a capacity for feeling, and it boils, unrestrained, in me.

    'Firebrand' Trevison Charles Alden Seltzer
  • In his unrestrained anger, Erasmus avails himself of the most unworthy weapons.

British Dictionary definitions for unrestrained

unrestrained

/ˌʌnrɪˈstreɪnd/
adjective
1.
not restrained or checked; free or natural
Derived Forms
unrestrainedly (ˌʌnrɪˈstreɪnɪdlɪ) adverb
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Word Origin and History for unrestrained
adj.

1580s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of restrain.

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