Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Unrestrained; uncontrolled.
  • adjective Not wearing or not fitted with a bridle.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not having a bridle on; hence, unrestrained; unruly; violent; licentious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Loosed from the bridle, or as from the bridle; hence, unrestrained; licentious; violent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not fitted with a bridle
  • adjective without restraint or boundary
  • verb Simple past of unbridle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not restrained or controlled

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Examples

  • On nuclear weapons, the Iranian president deplores what he calls unbridled expansion and testing of more powerful warheads, apparently implicating the United States.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2006

  • On nuclear weapons, the Iranian president deplores what he calls unbridled expansion and testing of more powerful warheads, apparently implicating the United States.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2006

  • All week, Glenn Beck has been railing against what he called the unbridled consumption of America.

    CNN Transcript May 25, 2006

  • Waldo there has been a lot of development but "unbridled" is not exactly, uhhh …. correct.

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  • For the idiot who has everything comes the latest in unbridled extravagance: fashion house Christian Dior is set this month to launch of line of luxury cellphones costing a ridiculous amount of money.

    The $26,000 "My Dior" Cellphone - The Consumerist

  • There She engaged in unbridled promiscuity, consorted with lascivious demons, and gave birth to hundreds of Lilim or demonic babies, daily.

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  • The law was not perfect, but as a result of its enactment and a series of subsequent federal laws, a generation of Americans has come to adulthood protected by a legal structure and a social compact making clear that government will not engage in unbridled, dragnet seizure of electronic communications.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The law was not perfect, but as a result of its enactment and a series of subsequent federal laws, a generation of Americans has come to adulthood protected by a legal structure and a social compact making clear that government will not engage in unbridled, dragnet seizure of electronic communications.

    Wiretapping: Studs Terkel taps into the conversation

  • Their failure to form effective co-operatives (fuelled by a dogmatic belief in unbridled competition) also hasn't helped.

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  • In addition, this is also a lesson in unbridled enthusiasm.

    A Taste of Things to Come?

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