Definition of unbridled in English:



  • Uncontrolled; unconstrained.

    ‘a moment of unbridled ambition’
    ‘unbridled lust’
    • ‘Otherwise, the likely excesses by an unbridled military and the consequent loss of confidence in democratic institutions could well stir up even greater conflict.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘McClernand's unbridled ambition is no different from that displayed by some senior officers today.’
    • ‘In Marlowe's rendition, he is portrayed as a tragic hero in that his unbridled ambitions lead him to an unfortunate end.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I guess they figure, as the recent blackout demonstrated, that the only thing separating humanity from unbridled, rampant hedonism is the electricity grid.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘When the people of first-century Jerusalem looked at Saul of Tarsus, they saw a man filled with unbridled spiritual ambition.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘So Parliament offers no forum for considered debate and no brake on the unbridled ambition of an unscrupulous Prime Minister.’
    • ‘Paul's an independent filmmaker whose unbridled ambition is rivaled only by his equally unchecked obsessive nature.’
    • ‘They were an incredibly aggressive people, a people with seeming unbridled ambition to conquer everything.’
    • ‘It's the best fun you'll have with amps, beer, underground rooms and unbridled energetic lust.’
    • ‘There is a scene in these fantastical travel tales in which humans are turned into grapevines as punishment for unbridled 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.’
    • ‘While it might not be the way Shakespeare wrote it, ‘Maqbool’ too revolves around unbridled ambition and jealousy for murder.’
    unrestrained, unconstrained, uncontrolled, uninhibited, unrestricted, unchecked, uncurbed, rampant, runaway, irrepressible, unstoppable, uncontainable, unquenchable
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