Definition of uncontrolled in English:

uncontrolled

adjective

  • Not controlled:

    ‘some uncontrolled children rather marred the proceedings’
    ‘in mice, the growth was uncontrolled and resembled cancer’
    • ‘Quite frankly, our elections have become an uncontrolled shambles.’
    • ‘Worsley is no longer as uncontrolled a force as he once was.’
    • ‘Airspace over the aerodrome is also uncontrolled, says company secretary Chris Hudson.’
    • ‘It is what monopoly legislation was meant to be about as uncontrolled domination by one participant in any market is undesirable.’
    • ‘This will surely result in the uncontrolled roads becoming more congested by commuter parking.’
    • ‘A York man who hit a toddler twice on the face in uncontrolled anger was today starting 12 months in jail.’
    • ‘Not long ago this led to a spate of uncontrolled closures, with subpostmasters believing they had no choice but to leave.’
    • ‘They scoured the dunes and nearby beach with binoculars to detect any sign of uncontrolled activity.’
    • ‘It is disrupted in many cancers, resulting in uncontrolled cell growth.’
    • ‘Outbursts of uncontrolled rage and of teenage aggression, it seems, are becoming simply a part of the society we live in.’
    • ‘If uncontrolled, it causes him to bleed into his joints and muscles.’
    • ‘We recently renewed some of the fencing in the area to protect the sheep after a spate of injuries caused to them by uncontrolled dogs.’
    • ‘I have however often been run into by a pushchair or an uncontrolled child.’
    • ‘He behaved like a spoiled brat, his power unchecked and uncontrolled.’
    • ‘The human race, without intending it, has undertaken a gigantic uncontrolled experiment on the earth.’
    • ‘Loss of p53 control leads to uncontrolled growth and is associated with more aggressive tumours.’
    • ‘As he turned to go back inside he realised that Dot was standing there watching him and he let out an uncontrolled exclamation.’
    • ‘The answers almost certainly can be found in our obsession with compliance and the uncontrolled whims of fund managers.’
    • ‘Ravel depicted a culture spinning out on control with uncontrolled kinetic energy.’
    • ‘At this time I hadn't worked out the reason for my uncontrolled descent and was rather confused.’
    unrestrained, unconstrained, unrestricted, unchecked, unbridled, uncurbed, unlimited, unfettered, untrammelled, uninhibited, unconfined, unimpeded, unhampered, unbounded, unsuppressed, undisciplined, out of control, out of hand, rampant, wild, runaway, incontinent, immoderate, intemperate
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Pronunciation

uncontrolled

/ʌnkənˈtrəʊld/