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  • adj. Not having been coached (trained or instructed).

Etymologies

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un- +‎ coached

Examples

  • The 50-year-old film all but crackles with age as the president makes his earnest, uncoached speech.

    50 years later, we're still ignoring Ike's warning

  • Apparently, there is no good academic research on coached vs. uncoached runners, but experts everywhere say coaching works.

    A Dreamer's Run: Can professional training improve a middle-age runner's marathon time?

  • A randomized trial of the effects of coached vs. uncoached maternal pushing during the second stage of labor on postpartum pelvic floor structure and function.

    The Official Lamaze® Guide

  • “A randomized trial of the effects of coached vs. uncoached maternal pushing during the second stage of labor on postpartum pelvic floor structure and function.”

    The Official Lamaze® Guide

  • Schaffer et al., “A randomized trial of the effects of coached vs. uncoached maternal pushing during the second stage of labor on postpartum pelvic floor structure and function,” American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 192 2005: 1692-96.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • Had you been blindfolded and dropped into this touchingly simple outdoor service, uncoached and uninformed, you would not have been able to distinguish this wedding from the thousands being conducted in the rest of the country on any Saturday afternoon.

    So, Just What is the True Definition of Marriage

  • When we feel compelled to act on our uncoached fellow-feeling, next years Christmas is likely to turn a bit worse for everybody.

    Liberty and Tyranny

  • It's obvious to me, how hard they're working at trying to look uncoached.

    The Voice Of Ventura

  • If Stephanie really wants an uncoached birth, doctors say it's best not to have an epidural, which would make it harder to know when and how to push.

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2006

  • In the end, the only variation between the two groups was that the coached women endured thirteen minutes less of labor time than the uncoached.

    Feministing: December 2005 Archives

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