Definitions

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  • adj. Not hampered.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not hampered, hindered, or restricted.

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

  • adj. not held in check or subject to control
  • adj. not slowed or blocked or interfered with

Etymologies

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un- + hampered

Examples

  • His parents tried to raise him "unhampered" by history, but that proved impossible.

    VQR

  • Retailers hope customers who have managed their finances carefully in recent months will still treat themselves and their families in December, unhampered by the severe weather which disrupted shopping 12 months ago.

    Spirit of Scrooge haunts Christmas shoppers

  • All seemed well with him, but Freddie Drummond could not quite shake off the call of the underworld, the lure of the free and open, of the unhampered, irresponsible life South of the Slot.

    SOUTH OF THE SLOT

  • In the meantime we would be doing our own work, largely unhampered, and gaining control of all the machinery of society.

    Chapter 22: The Chicago Commune

  • The Minions of Midas carried on their damnable work unhampered.

    The Minions of Midas

  • And this time the plan is different because this time the plan is to cut taxes for the wealthy and giant corporations, cut government protections for working people and the environment, but also opening our borders to let in goods made in countries unhampered by democracy's protections while cutting taxes on companies that offshore jobs.

    Dave Johnson: Republicans Announce Jobs Plan -- This Time It's Different

  • The Tanu in Julian May's Saga of Exiles - beautiful and deadly, unhampered by anything approaching our morals they hold a dark fascination for so many humans they ensnare.

    MIND MELD: Bad Guys We Love to Hate: The Best Literary Villains in SF/F/H

  • She works in the midday heat sporting orange mufflers and slicing the dry grass into submission in sweeping arcs; her tiny body seems unhampered by the weight of such machinery.

    Pamela Alma Weymouth: Goodbye Married Life!

  • If the supremes vote against the federal elections commission in this case corporate funds will flood into the 2010 elections entirely unhampered.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 15, 2010

  • Freeman: “If the supremes vote against the federal elections commission in this case corporate funds will flood into the 2010 elections entirely unhampered.”

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 15, 2010

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