unassisted

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ assisted

Adjective[edit]

unassisted (comparative more unassisted, superlative most unassisted)

  1. Not assisted; without assistance
    • 2012, Laura Kaplan Shanley, Unassisted Childbirth, ISBN 0313397155, page 80:
      Moran did not support these women, nor did she believe that women should catch their own babies in an unassisted birth.


Adverb[edit]

unassisted (comparative more unassisted, superlative most unassisted)

  1. Without assistance.
    • 2006, Diane Louise Szarkowicz, Observations and Reflections in Childhood, ISBN 017012973X, page 4:
      Imagine if children never got any feedback, such as praise and encouragement, as they learnt to walk and only received it when they could walk unassisted.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 6
      [] he would go alone to the quarry, collect a load of broken stone, and drag it down to the site of the windmill unassisted.

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