What does unconditional mean?

Definitions for unconditional
ˌʌn kənˈdɪʃ ə nlun·con·di·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unconditional, unconditionedadjective

    not conditional

    "unconditional surrender"

  2. categoric, categorical, flat, unconditionaladjective

    not modified or restricted by reservations

    "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"

  3. unconditionaladjective

    not contingent; not determined or influenced by someone or something else


  1. unconditionaladjective

    absolute, and without conditions, limitations, reservations or qualifications

    We demand your unconditional surrender.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unconditionaladjective

    Absolute; not limited by any terms.

    O pass not, Lord! an absolute decree,
    Or bind thy sentence unconditional;
    But in thy sentence our remorse foresee,
    And, in that foresight, this thy doom recal. Dryden.

    Our Saviour left a power in his church to absolve men from their sins; but this was not an absolute and unconditional power vested in any, but founded upon repentance, and on the penitent’s belief in him alone. John Ayliffe, Parergon.


  1. Unconditional

    Unconditional is a debut song written by Rivers Rutherford, Liz Hengber and Deanna Bryant, and recorded by American country music singer Clay Davidson. It was released in 2000 as the first single and title track from the album Unconditional. The song reached the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, peaking at number 3. It was his most successful hit single to date.


  1. unconditional

    Unconditional refers to something that is not subject to any conditions, exceptions, qualifications, or limitations. It is absolute, complete, and not dependent on or related to anything else.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unconditionaladjective

    not conditional limited, or conditioned; made without condition; absolute; unreserved; as, an unconditional surrender


  1. Unconditional

    "Unconditional" was the third single by New York City-based indie/alternative rock band The Bravery. It is also a track on the band's self-titled debut album, The Bravery. It was released in the UK on 29 August 2005 and charted at number 49 in the UK Singles Chart. It was also featured in the 2005 video game Tony Hawk's American Wasteland and as a playable track on the video games Ultimate Band and Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. unconditional

    At discretion; not limited by any terms or stipulations; as, an unconditional surrender.

Editors Contribution

  1. unconditional

    Given as a human right where appropriate, fair and just.

    The love that a parent gives and shares with their child is unconditional.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 18, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconditional in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconditional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of unconditional in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    The greatest investment in life is the investment of unconditional love, as a profit you will get the greatest gift of life: happiness.

  2. Getachew Reda:

    The grim stories some are trying to paint are absolutely groundless ... We do not want to let this stand in the way of our relations, but if the unconditional release of a convicted terrorist is what our British partners ask of us as a condition for maintaining our productive cooperation, it would simply be unfortunate.

  3. Vladimir Putin:

    Russia is interested in and will strive to ensure the full and unconditional implementation of the Minsk Agreements.

  4. Petra Nemcova:

    So many people around the world have unbelievable compassion and unconditional love, they inspired me every day. Unbelievable kindness and compassion inspires me … People who are willing to face whatever challenges are out there. That’s the beauty of the human spirit. The beauty of compassionate souls ? That’s what inspires me.

  5. Nikki Bella:

    I just look at Birdie’s face and never thought I could have this connection with a baby, i want to give her everything and make sure she has the greatest life. I’ve never felt that unconditional love.

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