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[uhn-in-hib-i-tid] /ˌʌn ɪnˈhɪb ɪ tɪd/
not inhibited or restricted:
uninhibited freedom to act.
not restrained by social convention or usage; unconstrained:
an uninhibited discussion of the causes of divorce.
Origin of uninhibited
1905-10; un-1 + inhibit + -ed2
Related forms
uninhibitedly, adverb
uninhibitedness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for uninhibited
  • Freedom of speech does not mean speech totally uninhibited by any legal restraint.
  • So bring on those dreams, now free to be filled with uninhibited actions and labile emotions.
  • Tues- day nights are uninhibited free-for-alls, with other students of the art dropping in to take a hand.
  • If it is unable to function, muscles can grow uninhibited.
  • They are impulsive and uninhibited, and bore easily.
  • People in the throes of full sympathetic overdrive are capable of totally uninhibited, blind violence.
  • Patients tend to become either uninhibited or apathetic.
  • And that intimacy seems to inspire an uninhibited honesty in his subjects.
  • His early abstract paintings devolved into something even more raw and uninhibited.
  • The result is an uninhibited, frank and conversational narrative.
British Dictionary definitions for uninhibited


lacking in inhibitions or restraint
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Word Origin and History for uninhibited

1880, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of inhibit.

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