unstinted

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From un- +‎ stinted.

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unstinted (comparative more unstinted, superlative most unstinted)

  1. Not constrained, not restrained, or not confined.
    • 1874, Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd, ch. 33:
      Mr. Coggan poured the liquor with unstinted liberality at the suffering Cain's circular mouth.
    • 1892, Rudyard Kipling, Letters of Travel, ch. 1:
      Wherever we went there was the sun, lavish and unstinted.
    • 1900, H. G. Wells, Love and Mr. Lewisham, ch. 31:
      You must have support and belief—unstinted support and belief.
    • 1921, P. G. Wodehouse, Indiscretions of Archie, ch. 24:
      The music-publisher had been unstinted in his praise.
    • 2005, Robert Hughes, "Art: American Renaissance Man," Time, 21 June:
      Augustus Saint-Gaudens . . .gave the crude, grabbing Republic its lessons in symbolic deportment and visual elocution, and won its unstinted gratitude.

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