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

  • adjective Not held back for a particular person.
  • adjective Given without reservation; unqualified.
  • adjective Exhibiting no reserve.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not reserved; not restricted; not limited; not withheld in part; without reservation; full; entire: as, unreserved obedience to God's commands.
  • Open; frank; concealing or withholding nothing; free: as, an unreserved disclosure of facts.

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

  • adjective Not reserved; not kept back; not withheld in part; unrestrained.

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

  • adjective Not reserved.

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

  • adjective not reserved
  • adjective not cautious or reticent


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