- not impeded, slowed down, or retarded; free to move, advance, or go forward.
- having few or no burdens or obligations.
- not burdened or weighed down, as with bulky or heavy objects.
Origin of unencumbered
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Examples from the Web for unencumbered
Hansen, the driver, was my guide (although I wandered off unencumbered at times).De Blasio Whipped by Horse Lobby
March 8, 2014
And he has been able to portray himself as unencumbered by some of the interest groups linked to the other candidates.Weiner Is No Joke—He’s Now Leading in Two Mayoral Polls
June 27, 2013
Instead I felt envious of this earlier version of myself, unencumbered by the burden of abstinence.There's a Reason That Addicts Say Yes to Drugs
March 7, 2013
Perhaps we are all just playing out our genetic destiny, like programmed robots, free of free will, unencumbered by choice.For Newtown Killer, a Dangerous DNA Wild-Goose Chase
December 28, 2012
It was a glorious day with an unencumbered view for dozens of miles in each direction.Michael Ybarra’s Death Underscores the Allure and Dangers of Solo Climbing
Scott C. Johnson
July 15, 2012
There is nothing wanting; and yet how clear and unencumbered are her decks!The Pirate and The Three Cutters
"A French Widow of eighteen, unencumbered," and so forth and so on.The Lure of the Mask
Let the grand idea suffice, unencumbered by the multitude of details.Heart
Martin Farquhar Tupper
He owned more than 300 houses in this city, all unencumbered.
I want you to use your wits in your own way, unhampered, unencumbered.Skinner's Dress Suit
Henry Irving Dodge
- not burdened, impeded, or hampered
Word Origin and History for unencumbered
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper