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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNBRIDLED

He did not say a word, knowing my unbridled desire to meet danger.

This explains why they may be associated in the delirium of unbridled passions.

He had followed a false lure that his own unbridled imagination had lit.

What a river it was now, this unbridled Salagua which had been their moat and rampart for so many years!

What a terrible ordeal to a mind so untrained—to a temper so unbridled!

His reign was one of revolting cruelty and unbridled oppression.

They were sufficient proofs of his capacity for unbridled rage.

Your sister was not bad at heart; but she was selfish and of unbridled temper.

The unbridled license of the guillotine broadened as it ran.

It is this unbridled reign of evil lust that Moses discloses and condemns.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., originally in figurative sense of "unrestrained, ungoverned," from un- (1) "not" + bridled (see bridle (v.)). Cf. Middle Dutch ongebreidelt. Literal sense of "not fitted with a bridle" (of horses) is not recorded before 1550s. The verb unbridle is attested from c.1400 in the literal sense; mid-15c. in the figurative sense.

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