unbridled

[ uhn-brahyd-ld ]
/ ʌnˈbraɪd ld /

adjective

not controlled or restrained: unbridled enthusiasm.
not fitted with a bridle.

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Origin of unbridled

First recorded in 1325–75; Middle English unbrydled. See un-1, bridle, + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for unbridled

unbridled
/ (ʌnˈbraɪdəld) /

adjective

with all restraints removed
(of a horse, etc) wearing no bridle

Derived forms of unbridled

unbridledly, adverbunbridledness, noun
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