[uhn-kuh n-dish-uh nd]
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  1. not subject to conditions; absolute.
  2. Psychology. not proceeding from or dependent on a conditioning of the individual; natural; innate: unconditioned behavior.Compare conditioned(def 3).

Origin of unconditioned

First recorded in 1625–35; un-1 + conditioned
Related formsun·con·di·tioned·ness, noun
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  1. psychol characterizing an innate reflex and the stimulus and response that form parts of itCompare conditioned (def. 1)
  2. metaphysics unrestricted by conditions; infinite; absolute
  3. without limitations; unconditional
Derived Formsunconditionedness, noun
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