from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Want of or freedom from restraint.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Lack of restraint; the quality of being unrestrained.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Freedom from restraint; freedom; liberty; license.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Freedom from restraint.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of lacking restraint
I described as unrestraint tempered by finesse, her pretentious exaggerations as a natural desire to please; was it her fault that she was poor?
I then paid her the most extravagant compliments; her senseless chatting I described as unrestraint tempered by finesse, her pretentious exaggerations as a natural desire to please; was it her fault that she was poor?
[The rampant unrestraint, which is the characteristic of wickedness.] “Good,” said Sybil, quietly; “and I too.”
[_The rampant unrestraint, which is the characteristic of wickedness_.] "Good," said Sibyl, quietly; "and I too."
I swear, I could skin him, protect myself from all decoys, prevent us from meeting, even in dreams, within the same 100 yards, but no worries, I don't need protection; you follow the law and stay gone, as maybe you feared last year's blizzards and that's what kept us inside ... all that unrestraint, all that To Be Continued -- now you're just another Where Are They Now?
Romans of the imperial age practiced torture against enemy combatants on an imposing scale of unrestraint.
There is skepticism about the impact and the unrestraint spending they're seeing out of this democratic Congress.
I think they are very able guys but no one individual or two or six individuals, unrestraint, ought to have this power.
Roger was struck by these words, spoken with the glad unrestraint that always carries a woman further than she intended, just as prudery often lends her greater cruelty than she feels.
Sometimes I'm bothered by the unrestraint of new media but it is days like these I'm grateful to get offered a different perspective.