Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not burdened.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unburden.

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

  • adjective not burdened with difficulties or responsibilities
  • adjective not encumbered with a physical burden or load

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Examples

  • One moral reformer in Montana reported this about life in a mining town: Men without the restraint of law, indifferent to public opinion, and unburdened by families, drink whenever they feel like it, whenever they have the money to pay for it, and whenever there is nothing else to do. . .

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Arch-hypocrite and Tuscan property guru Polly Toynbee has unburdened herself on the subject of corporate tax of a piece of sanctimonious, pompous finger-wagging in today's Guardian under the title "It's time to rattle and bang in protest at this outrage".

    The Evil That Walks Invisible

  • Though Tampa won the American League pennant in 2008 and the AL East championship last year, Rays players said they remain unburdened by the same level of pressure that their counterparts in big-money, big-media markets might feel.

    Tampa Plays It Cool As Their Rivals Sweat

  • He could just walk out the front door, just walk right out and head off to wherever, totally unencumbered, totally unburdened.

    The Other Side Of Anger | Her Bad Mother

  • She began writing for a start-up newspaper, but her youthful enthusiasm, as yet unburdened by repression and its consequences, soon led to frustration with her editors.

    Teenage Journalist Portrays 'Normal' Libya

  • Arch-hypocrite and Tuscan property guru Polly Toynbee has unburdened herself on the subject of corporate tax of a piece of sanctimonious, pompous finger-wagging in today's Guardian under the title "It's time to rattle and bang in protest at this outrage".

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Look then for the blank card, the sprung trap, the net's dissolve, the unburdened line that swings free in the air.

    Time to Rhyme

  • She began writing for a start-up newspaper, but her youthful enthusiasm, as yet unburdened by repression and its consequences, soon led to frustration with her editors.

    Teenage Journalist Portrays 'Normal' Libya

  • In the nearly 24 months since Mr. Obama's election, popular enthusiasm for him has gone the way of his famous speeches — lyrical, inspired and unburdened by the weight of concrete thought.

    Why Obama Is No Roosevelt

  • She began writing for a start-up newspaper, but her youthful enthusiasm, as yet unburdened by repression and its consequences, soon led to frustration with her editors.

    Teenage Journalist Portrays 'Normal' Libya

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