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[mass noun] Absence of restraint; unconstrained freedom.[as modifier] ‘no laissez-aller exploration of these rocks should be undertaken’
freeing, release, discharge, deliverance, salvation, rescue, relief, extrication, setting freeView synonyms
- ‘Well, I'm not sure what an intoxicatingly Floridian aura of laissez-aller is, but it sure sounds fun.’
French, literally allow to go.
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