One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Without reservations; completely.‘I unreservedly recommend the book’‘I apologize unreservedly for what I said’
- ‘I suggest that, given the film's 'call to humanity', the spectator obliges unreservedly.’
- ‘Not all the writing in this book is unreservedly enthusiastic.’
- ‘It is inconceivable that George, whose works are luminous with Christian fervor, did not unreservedly endorse this sentiment.’
- ‘He had devoted himself too unreservedly to scientific studies ever to be weaned from them by any second passion.’
- ‘We agree unreservedly to the second condition.’
2Frankly and openly.‘we like to be able to talk unreservedly about ourselves’
- ‘With whom else than Jasper's father could Darrell so properly and so unreservedly discuss a matter in which their interest and their fear were in common?’
- ‘I now have none with whom I can unreservedly commune as I did with him.’
- ‘May I unreservedly tell you the object of my visit without the fear of giving you offence?’
- ‘Her alarm may be imagined, having unreservedly divulged to her cousin the very suspicions that she would fain have concealed from him of all men in the world.’
- ‘He clearly and unreservedly speaks of his relations with the others, and of the honour and recognition they accorded him.’
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