unrestraint

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n unrestraint the quality of lacking restraint
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Unrestraint Freedom from restraint; freedom; liberty; license.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n unrestraint Freedom from restraint.
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Usage

In literature:

And then began a day of merriment, of unrestraint, such as the backwoods alone knows.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
But she was overcome, and he suffered a pang of regret at his unrestraint.
"The Lone Star Ranger" by Zane Grey
Such towns as Dodge and Ogallalla offered extraordinary phenomena of unrestraint.
"The Passing of the Frontier" by Emerson Hough
The German mind was then at the height of its emotional unrestraint.
"The Quaker Colonies" by Sydney G. Fisher
With lavish unrestraint the life of this French woman pours itself into her sons.
"The Re-Creation of Brian Kent" by Harold Bell Wright
The noonday dinner-bell startled Helen from a reverie that was a pleasant aftermath of her unrestraint.
"The Man of the Forest" by Zane Grey
We conversed with freedom and unrestraint.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXIX." by Various
Antonyms: unrestraint, abandon, subjection.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
An evil of no small account is the steady growth of the sexual passion by habitual unrestraint.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
Both May Eve and St. John's Eve are times of freedom and unrestraint.
"The Book of Hallowe'en" by Ruth Edna Kelley
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