from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not under control, discipline, or governance.

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  • adj. not controlled

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not controlled or governed; free.
  • Not yielding to restraint; uncontrollable.
  • Not disproved; not refuted.

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

  • adj. not being under control; out of control


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  • He sacrifices the neatness of the room, to be sure, to his vegetable loves; for he waters them every morning with soap-suds, which stream about in uncontrolled meanders.

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  • He has diastolic congestive heart failure (CHF) from his long-term uncontrolled hypertension (HTN).

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