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

  • adj. Not limited or restricted; unrestrained.

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  • adj. not limited or restricted; unrestrained

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not hampered or impeded; free.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not trammeled, hampered, or impeded.

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

  • adj. not confined or limited


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  • I truly worry about people who not only dream up these worst-case scenarios, but actually talk about them with such a sense of untrammeled excitement.

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  • How I long to be untrammeled.

    (Not really. I'm just fine being trammeled.)

    November 13, 2007