Definition of non-restraint in US English:

non-restraint

noun

  • The practice or principle of not restraining; specifically the principle of not physically restraining patients in a psychiatric hospital, etc. Frequently attributive, as "non-restraint system", "non-restraint movement", etc.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From non- + restraint.

Pronunciation

non-restraint

/ˌnɒnrɪˈstreɪnt/