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Uncontrolled; unconstrained.‘a moment of unbridled ambition’‘unbridled lust’
unrestrained, unconstrained, uncontrolled, uninhibited, unrestricted, unchecked, uncurbed, rampant, runaway, irrepressible, unstoppable, uncontainable, unquenchableexcessive, wild, intemperate, immoderate, wanton, self-indulgentView synonyms
- ‘Though Smith cautioned against the excesses of unbridled free enterprise, he insisted that society benefited when the state allowed acquisitive individualism full scope.’
- ‘But the outlaw, formerly known as William Bonny, radiated arrogance, and an unbridled lust for blood in every fiber of his being.’
- ‘While Caesar examines the effect of unbridled political ambition on political order, Merchant explores the effect of revelatory religion on the polity.’
- ‘We live and work in an era of youthful exuberance and unbridled ambition.’
- ‘When the conditions and his unbridled ambition converge - the guy absolutely shines.’
- ‘Paul's an independent filmmaker whose unbridled ambition is rivaled only by his equally unchecked obsessive nature.’
- ‘I speak, of course, of Riverdance, with its scantily clad females dancing in unison with men, in a vulgar display of wantonness and unbridled lust.’
- ‘It's the best fun you'll have with amps, beer, underground rooms and unbridled energetic lust.’
- ‘Albany recoils from the savage ethos in which his wife lives, foreseeing both her own destruction and that of the universe itself as a consequence of unbridled self-interest.’
- ‘To achieve this end, they wish to dismantle trade barriers, tariffs, and agreements that hinder their vision: the unbridled flow of capital as it suits their best interests.’
- ‘It became more and more difficult for the whorehouses, thriving as they did in an atmosphere of degradation and unbridled lust, to survive in such a regulatory environment.’
- ‘I guess they figure, as the recent blackout demonstrated, that the only thing separating humanity from unbridled, rampant hedonism is the electricity grid.’
- ‘They were an incredibly aggressive people, a people with seeming unbridled ambition to conquer everything.’
- ‘While it might not be the way Shakespeare wrote it, ‘Maqbool’ too revolves around unbridled ambition and jealousy for murder.’
- ‘Otherwise, the likely excesses by an unbridled military and the consequent loss of confidence in democratic institutions could well stir up even greater conflict.’
- ‘There is a scene in these fantastical travel tales in which humans are turned into grapevines as punishment for unbridled lust.’
- ‘When the people of first-century Jerusalem looked at Saul of Tarsus, they saw a man filled with unbridled spiritual ambition.’
- ‘In Marlowe's rendition, he is portrayed as a tragic hero in that his unbridled ambitions lead him to an unfortunate end.’
- ‘McClernand's unbridled ambition is no different from that displayed by some senior officers today.’
- ‘So Parliament offers no forum for considered debate and no brake on the unbridled ambition of an unscrupulous Prime Minister.’
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