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unrestraint

[uhn-ri-streynt]
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noun
  1. absence of or freedom from restraint.
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Origin of unrestraint

First recorded in 1795–1805; un-1 + restraint
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Related Words for unrestraint

inertness, comfort, rest, satisfaction, naturalness, happiness, prosperity, idleness, content, enjoyment, spontaneity, contentment, calm, easiness, affluence, informality, casualness, tranquility, poise, leisure

Examples from the Web for unrestraint

Historical Examples of unrestraint

  • He wanted to get back to his book, and to the unrestraint of the dear old schoolroom.

    The Children of Wilton Chase

    Mrs. L. T. Meade

  • But so also do many of the subtler forms of unrestraint or intemperate action.

    Ethics

    John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts

  • Bat looked at the man with all the unrestraint of the practiced negotiator.

  • But she was overcome, and he suffered a pang of regret at his unrestraint.

  • In the rhetoricians frequent warning is issued to the forensic neophyte to avoid the unrestraint of theatrical gesticulation.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus

    Wilton Wallace Blancke