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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbridled, unchecked, uncurbed, ungovernedadjective

    not restrained or controlled

    "unbridled rage"; "an unchecked temper"; "ungoverned rage"


  1. uncheckedadjective

    Unrestrained or not held back.

  2. uncheckedadjective

    Not examined for accuracy, efficiency, etc.

  3. uncheckedadjective

    Not checked (ticked or enabled).

  4. uncheckedadjective

    Part of only one entry (i.e., across or down, but not both).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Uncheckedadjective

    Unrestrained; not fluctuated.

    What news on the Ryalto?
    ———— Why, yet it lives there uncheck’d, that Anthonio hath a ship of rich lading wreck’d. William Shakespeare, Mer. of Venice.

    Apt the mind, or fancy, is to rove
    Uncheck’d, and of her roving is no end. John Milton.

    Thee on the wing thy uncheck’d vigour bore,
    To wanton freely, or securely soar. Edmund Smith, to J. Phillips.


  1. unchecked

    Unchecked refers to something that is not controlled, restrained, or inspected. It generally implies a lack of limits, restraint or moderation. This term can be used in various contexts such as growth, power, aggression, etc.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unchecked

    un-chekt′, adj. not checked or hindered, unrestrained: uncontradicted.—adj. Uncheck′able.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unchecked in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unchecked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unchecked in a Sentence

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru:

    The forces in a capitalist society, if left unchecked, tend to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

  2. Anika Collier Navaroli:

    We’re moving backwards and it’s concerning to me, history has taught us what happens when political speech on social media companies is allowed to fester unchecked.

  3. Andy Hollinger:

    Teaching about Holocaust Remembrance and Holocaust Remembrance timeless lessons, including the dangers of unchecked antisemitism, is the foundation of all of our work, we offer free education resources and training for educators. Our online Holocaust Encyclopedia, the definitive digital resource on Holocaust Remembrance, is available in 19 languages.

  4. Tirana Hassan:

    The UAE, operating in shadowy conditions in southern Yemen, appears to have created a parallel security structure outside the law, where egregious violations continue to go unchecked, ultimately these violations, which are taking place in the context of Yemen's armed conflict, should be investigated as war crimes.

  5. Boris Johnson:

    She thought in particular that we in Britain should be less dependent on Russian hyrdrocarbons and she thought we should get on with seeking alternative sources, her general anxiety was that Putin, if unchallenged and unchecked, would continue to expand his influence in the perimeter of what was the Soviet Union. I was very, very struck by that.

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