Unfettered is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of unfettered, followed by 46 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(verb-transitive) - To set free or keep free from restrictions or bonds.
EXAMPLES - Unfettered in a Sentence
- Translator Lirim sits down to unfetter a marble language. (source)
- And GRB 090423 is an invitation for all of us to unfetter our imaginations. (source)
- The answer was so simple: eliminate the constraints and unfetter the markets. (source)
- How do we get the people side of libraries promoted and unfetter our relationships? (source)
- To unfetter the free market, we must divorce ourselves from the idiocy of Christianity. (source)
- t be able to declassify thousands of government documents and unfetter them into cyberspace. (source)
- "We'll go in with you, provided you are not so tied up with Molick that you can't unfetter yourself" (source)
- The red sand in the glass began to fall again, and its liberation seemed to unfetter my paralysed limbs. (source)
- He might discover that the senate does not have the arbitrary (unfetter) authority to seat whom ever it wants. (source)
- If you ask me to fight under the old rules, son of Hellscream, then know that you have done nothing but unfetter my hands. (source)
- Scattergood was thinking, and to think, with him, meant so to unfetter his feet that he could wriggle his toes pleasurably. (source)
- Aviation officials are hoping that the episode will persuade governments to help or at least unfetter their battered sector. (source)
- Now, when I find myself onboard a robot spacecraft traveling at relativistic speeds, 1 see that I must completely unfetter God. (source)
- Meanwhile, governments of developed countries moved to unfetter their banks; banks moved into new businesses, at home and abroad. (source)
- One McDonald's franchisee suggested that, to unfetter itself from a specific price, the company rename it "the Classic Value Menu." (source)
- It was not sufficient that the Federal government should expend its blood and treasure to unfetter the limbs of four millions of people. (source)
- Downing St says want murder sentencing rules reviewed but not scrapped, Ken Clarke says shld be more sensible language to unfetter judges (source)
- Instead of saving it for the book, how about future author Biden unfetter his conscience in real time -- when it can actually do some good? (source)
- Now, the federal government will own, in some way shape or form, these credit reporting databases and have unfetter access to all of this data. (source)
- I would like to say let's unfetter ourselves from the the moral bullshit and advance ourselves and our own interests by whatever means necessary. (source)
- Un, before an adjective or adverb, signifies not, as unworthy; un, before a verb, signifies the undoing of the act expressed by the verb, as unfetter. (source)
- Admit thou couldest unfetter thyself, and break thy prison, yet thou wert not able to run from God: God has his arrows of vengeance, and canst thou outfly an arrow? (source)
- At the same time, the new system is not meant to further unfetter (as if that were possible) anonymous commenters from normal standards of human decency and respect. (source)
- Like most of the energy executives on the panel, he cited America's need to unfetter itself from its reliance on foreign oil as one of the industry's foremost concerns. (source)
- How about Exercising you Rights to an unfetter Internet and Freedom of Speech by going on these sites once and a while and giving an 'New' perspective on their unfounded concerns. (source)
- He opined that deregulation of business would unfetter the natural entrepreneurial heroes of capitalism to create vast wealth and it would trickle down to the public, if we de-unionized too. (source)
- GSA took an early leadership role to help other agencies unfetter their reinvention laboratories by providing a list of personnel designated to assist in clarifying and waiving GSA regulations. (source)
- Because, in my opinion, nescient arm-chair security analysts with an axe to grind sure as hell shouldn't be able to declassify thousands of government documents and unfetter them into cyberspace. (source)
- Sanctions are measures that will play their course in the coming months, but today and now President Obama should unfetter the Iranian opposition by removing the ban on the Mujahedeen e Khalq movement. (source)
- We see that the summists and theologians gather the traditions, and seek mitigations whereby to ease consciences, and yet they do not sufficiently unfetter, but sometimes entangle, consciences even more. (source)
- In part, it's through feel-good news pictures papering over the disconnect between gestures of austerity, displays of simplicity, and a radical agenda to unfetter the corporate state to a stunning degree. (source)
- The first decision will unfetter corporate influence over policymakers (all in the name of populism, ironically), an influence that was already operating almost without let or hindrance under the present rules. (source)
- When you unfetter corporate entities, when you have unfettered capitalism, everything is turned into a commodity, human labor as well as the natural world, and they are both exploited until exhaustion or collapse. (source)
- Treasury, and I take pleasure in recommending such an extension of its provisions as will unfetter the enterprise of a valuable portion of our citizens and restore to them the means of usefulness to themselves and the community. (source)
- Zhang Ping, head of the National Development and Reform Commission, an agency that steers economic policy, said the key to shoring up economic growth was stronger social welfare and cheaper housing to unfetter household consumption. (source)
- Our goal is also to unfetter the private sector - especially the small business sector - so as to enhance that entrepreneurial spirit and creative genius that encourages risk, rewards productivity and creates new economic opportunities for Canada. (source)
- 'Any organization looking to unfetter users from the desk should check out the Xirrus Wi-Fi Array'their 802. 11n Wi-Fi Arrays offer the same user experience as wired, but without all the headaches and expenses involved with wired networks,' added Tom. (source)
- Rupert, which was inclined anarchically to submit all rules to the solvent of hard fighting, and to take tactical risks and unfetter individual initiative to almost any extent rather than miss a chance of overpowering the enemy by a sudden well-timed blow. (source)
- Accordingly one of the corporals was sent up to unfetter him, but he protested he would not be released until he should know for what he was confined; nor would he be a tennisball, nor a shuttlecock, nor a trudge, nor a scullion, to any captain under the sun. (source)
- Sanctions are measures that will play their course in the coming months, but today and now the President should unfetter the Iranian opposition by removing the ban on the MeK and allowing the Iranian opposition movement to forge ahead towards democratic change. (source)
- What I would like to explore on the list and present on the blog, is projects, germs of projects and calls for projects, that seem to address present needs, but I would like, for a change, to unfetter the discussion a bit from a priori judgments about practicality. (source)
- How unreasonable then would appear the pundit's incredulity, if persisted in: how suddenly enlightened the rational faith of the rustic: how seasonable would be felt the useful learning of him, whose knowledge well applied can thus unfetter truth from the bandages of ignorance. (source)
- One prime reason for fortifying our great seaports, is to unfetter our fleet, to release it for offensive purposes; and the proposed canal would fetter it again, for our fleet would have to watch it, and therefore do the work which a fort should do; and what it could do much better. (source)
- We can command these people, this Government, this tight island, and its world-wide empire; they honour us, they envy us, they see the time near at hand when we shall command the capital and the commerce of the world if we unfetter our mighty people; they wish to keep very close to us. (source)
- The Internet was meant to unfetter indie creatives from the stranglehold of studio distribution control, which long forced independent movies out of cinemas and off the shelves at Virgin, yet instead we have new battles - to get on the front page of YouTube or to persuade iTunes to sell our films. (source)
- "You may unfetter them from the chains of ignorance, you may emancipate them from the bondage of sin, the worse slavery to which they could be subjected; and by thus setting at liberty those that are bruised though they still continue to be your slaves, they shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God." (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 46 example sentences provided below is 44.0, which suggests that "unfettered" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 2 synonyms for unfettered.
We have 2 antonyms for unfettered.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of unfettered from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To set free or keep free from restrictions or bonds.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To release from fetters; to unchain; to let loose; to free.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-transitive) To loose from fetters or from restraint; to unchain; to unshackle; to liberate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) To loose from fetters; unchain; unshackle; remove the fetters from.
- (None) To free from restraint; set at liberty: as, to unfetter the mind.