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Usage examples for uncontrolled

  1. " He was always desperate- uncontrolled sort of fellow. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. Then he gave way to the appeal of a sort of desperate humor, and broke into an uncontrolled fit of laughter. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  3. Afterwards they heard a sound as though she were throwing herself on the bed, and the violence of her grief seemed to become more and more uncontrolled. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  4. Boys and girls alike, who should either be at school or engaged at some useful occupation, were roaming the streets and parks, uncontrolled and sometimes uncontrollable. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  5. O'er barren mountains, o'er the flow'ry plain, Extends thy uncontrolled and boundless reign. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. Uncontrolled and uncontrollable, she swung swiftly round to starboard, struck a mine, and inside three minutes she was lying on the mud. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  7. In a blaze of hatred, I told myself that if ever the brute could be seen rampant in human beings' faces there it was, rampant, uncontrolled, unashamed, only just escaping from being degraded by the accompanying expressions of burning arrogance, and indomitable determination that blazed out of those hundreds of blue Teutonic eyes. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  8. Here, then, your Lordships see the state of the country in 1783. Your Lordships may trace the whole progress of these evils, step by step, from the death of Sujah ul Dowlah to the time of Mr. Hastings's obtaining a majority in the Council, after which he possessed the sole and uncontrolled management of the country; you have seen also the consequences that immediately followed till the year 1784, when he went up a second time into the country. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  9. His mouth worked silently before a dead- dry throat and his muscles twitched in uncontrolled nervousness; he made neither sound nor motion. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  10. The Spirit, like the wind, is mysterious in movement, uncontrolled by human restriction, and yet its influences are all- pervading. – Standards of Life and Service by T. H. Howard
  11. When he actually became possessed of uncontrolled authority it had lost the charm of novelty. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  12. Had any madness seized the girl, some uncontrolled whim made her fly from me? – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  13. Gazing up into his face Mr. Lavender read the unmistakable signs of uncontrolled surprise. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  14. She yielded herself up to the uncontrolled rovings of a vagrant fancy. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  15. But, upon reflection, I esteem it the highest compliment that he could have paid me; for it clearly proves that he knew the honesty of my nature too well, to expect that I should have ever sanctioned so dastardly, so thoroughly unmanly a proceeding as that of flying from my country, and abandoning the Reformers to the uncontrolled malice of their enemies, and that, too, at such a moment of difficulty and danger. – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  16. For one second he wondered what she would do, how much humiliation her uncontrolled passion would heap upon him, through some mad, impulsive action. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  17. Then it came to be known that Grant had inherited a most unfortunate family failing, a terrible temper, which, when uncontrolled, was liable to lead him into extreme acts of violence; and it was this temper he feared, instead of the fellows he had shunned whenever they sought to provoke him. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  18. In large measure, the existence or non- existence of this step makes the difference between reflection proper, or safeguarded critical inference and uncontrolled thinking. – How We Think by John Dewey
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