unshackled unshackled  /ən ˈʃæ kəld/


  • (adj) not bound by shackles and chains



  1. The press, which was partly unshackled last month, successfully won an end to all censorship.
  2. Sleep is supposed to be the kingdom of our own monsters, that nightscape where the id, unshackled by scruple, runs wild and plays out every dreamer's scenarios of fear fulfillment.
  3. To your Greenwich Villager, France appears pre-eminently the land of personal liberty where individual expression is unshackled.



  1. "We are definitely talking," Mr. Cuban said in an e-mail. "He [Mr. Rather] wants to be unshackled and free to go after real news without corporate constraint."
    on Jun 19, 2006 By: Mark Cuban Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "Southwest Airlines has been a bonanza in markets where we are allowed to offer unbridled, unconstrained, unshackled, low-fare service -- not only by increasing traffic, but by creating a boon to local economic development," Kelleher said....
    on May 26, 2005 By: Herb Kelleher Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. "In the past we shackled them (Indians) with rules and regulations. Regrettably, in many areas, we continue to do so even today. Even where we have unshackled them on paper, we are yet to do so in practice," Singh added.
    on Nov 15, 2005 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Khaleej Times

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