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unrestrained adj
1 not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter" [ant: restrained]
2 extravagant or extreme; "the inhumanity of his untempered principles"- M.S.Dworkin [syn: uncontrolled, untempered]
3 marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure" [syn: delirious, excited, frantic, mad]
4 richly and brilliantly colorful [syn: flamboyant, resplendent]

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  1. immoderate; not restrained or held in check
    • The party was a scene of unrestrained debauchery
  2. spontaneous, natural and informal; unconstrained
    • Their meeting was one of unrestrained joy


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