not restricted; without reservation; full; entire; unqualified: unreserved approval.
free from reserve; frank; open: unreserved behavior.
not kept or set apart for a particular use or person: unreserved seats.

Origin of unreserved

First recorded in 1530–40; un-1 + reserved
Related formsun·re·serv·ed·ly [uhn-ri-zur-vid-lee] /ˌʌn rɪˈzɜr vɪd li/, adverbun·re·serv·ed·ness, noun

Synonyms for unreserved

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Examples from the Web for unreservedly

Contemporary Examples of unreservedly

Historical Examples of unreservedly

  • He placed them before her unreservedly and she at length had his life complete.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • While no advocate of violence, he was unreservedly a Whig, and nothing could be made of him.

  • Possibly the painter expressed too unreservedly his views in these respects.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • Were these men wrong, and were they wholly and unreservedly bad?

  • Her small warm hand acted as if unreservedly mine, for the moment.

    Desert Dust

    Edwin L. Sabin

British Dictionary definitions for unreservedly



without reserve; having an open manner
without reservation
not booked or bookable
Derived Formsunreservedly (ˌʌnrɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ), adverbunreservedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unreservedly

1650s, from un- (1) "not" + reserved (see reserve) + -ly (2).

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