Definitions

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

  • adjective Not limited or restricted; unrestrained.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not trammeled, hampered, or impeded.

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

  • adjective Not hampered or impeded; free.

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  • adjective not limited or restricted; unrestrained

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  • adjective not confined or limited

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Examples

  • THE BREATH OF SUSPENSION by Alexander Jablokov probable price $20.95 Fantasy readers of a certain age will recall the untrammeled delight that attended their initial discovery of this field: how they used to forgo first-year algebra homework in order joyfully to romp through the pages of, say.

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  • THE BREATH OF SUSPENSION by Alexander Jablokov probable price $20.95 Fantasy readers of a certain age will recall the untrammeled delight that attended their initial discovery of this field: how they used to forgo first-year algebra homework in order joyfully to romp through the pages of, say.

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  • By 1951, the first serious curbs and limitations had been placed on free speech, reflecting not just political expediency, but perhaps a larger and very Indian discomfort with the idea of untrammeled freedom of expression.

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  • If you thought Bush was bad, just imagine what John "we are all Georgians now" McCain would do with this kind of untrammeled, monarchical power.

    Jacob Heilbrunn: Bush Expands His Unilateral Warfare Doctrine

  • Science needs autonomy to cultivate this kind of untrammeled curiosity; innovation, however, responds to the needs and desires of society.

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  • In the years after 9/11, we forgot who we were and lost our way as we launched preemptive wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and witnessed the results of untrammeled corporate greed, leading to the Great Recession.

    Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson: From Memory To Hope

  • In the years after 9/11, we forgot who we were and lost our way as we launched preemptive wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and witnessed the results of untrammeled corporate greed, leading to the Great Recession.

    Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson: From Memory To Hope

  • Just us, and the untrammeled joy of just being just us.

    Grace In Small Things: Stolen Moment In Dark Of Night Edition | Her Bad Mother

  • That is a very convenient singularization of the democracy movements, which ignores the large number of similarities in the demands of protests across the region, the tactics and strategies of protest, and their broader distaste and distrust of the US in view of its untrammeled support for dictatorships across the region.

    Mark Levine: Obama: Say the D-Word

  • But the Earth governments of Greater Brazil want to stop the Outers 'blasphemy against pure, untrammeled Nature.

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  • How I long to be untrammeled.

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

    November 13, 2007