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unconstraint

[uhn-kuh n-streynt]
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noun
  1. lack of constraint: Their home has a feeling of unconstraint and warm hospitableness.
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Origin of unconstraint

First recorded in 1705–15; un-1 + constraint
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Related Words

charterrightexemptioncertificategrantconsentimmunitypermitprivilegeticketwarrantauthorizationcasualnesssimplicityspontaneityfamiliaritynonchalancecomposurequicknessdexterity

Examples from the Web for unconstraint

Historical Examples

  • He made no approach to familiarity, scarcely to unconstraint.

    Chronicles of Dustypore

    Henry Stewart Cunningham

  • Bartrow was slowly coming to his own in the matter of unconstraint.

    The Helpers

    Francis Lynde

  • The old red blood and stainless gentility of great poets will be proved by their unconstraint.

  • So that his costume was beyond reproach, and he wore it with as much ease and unconstraint as he displayed in his old coat.

  • Like many other vulgar men in similar circumstances, he wondered at the ease and unconstraint he felt in such choice company!