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uninhibited

Short Definition : unrepressed; free in behavior and feelings

Definition
(adj) not inhibited or restrained
Example Sentence
  • uninhibited exuberance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uninhibited

UN(not)INHIBIT(to put down by force or authority).....thus uninhibited means free in behaviour and feelings or unrestrained
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by lebshah

Uninhibited and liberated have similar sounds and they both mean, unrestrained.
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by pushpa_edit

unique

Short Definition : without an equal; single in kind

Definition
(adj) radically distinctive and without equal
Example Sentence
  • he is alone in the field of microbiology
  • this theory is altogether alone in its penetration of the problem
  • Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint
  • craftsmen whose skill is unequaled
  • unparalleled athletic ability
  • a breakdown of law unparalleled in our history

Definition
(adj) (followed by `to') applying exclusively to a given category or condition or locality
Example Sentence
  • a species unique to Australia

Definition
(adj) the single one of its kind
Synonyms : singular
Example Sentence
  • a singular example
  • the unique existing example of Donne's handwriting
  • a unique copy of an ancient manuscript
  • certain types of problems have unique solutions

Definition
(adj) highly unusual or rare but not the single instance
Example Sentence
  • spoke with a unique accent
  • had unique ability in raising funds
  • a frankness unique in literature
  • a unique dining experience

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unique

Unique and Alike are opposite words. While unique means something original, alike refers to something that is similar.
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by pushpa_edit

unison

Short Definition : unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.

Definition
(noun) corresponding exactly
Example Sentence
  • marching in unison

Definition
(noun) occurring together or simultaneously
Example Sentence
  • the two spoke in unison

Definition
(noun) (music) two or more sounds or tones at the same pitch or in octaves
Example Sentence
  • singing in unison

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unison

UNI for same; SON (comes from SONUS=SOUND)
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

Unity of sound is unison(means harmony)
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by Tapasya

Unison and Union have similar sounds and they both mean, to be in harmony.
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by pushpa_edit

a parent with 2 sons have a lot of quarrels at home. 2 sons never get along, no harmony, no accord. suppose a parent talks to another parent with uni + son ! only 1 son? Total accordance
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by friendofafriend

SYNONYMS:.....UNISON=conjunction cooperation reciprocity accordance agreement community alliance
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by verbal800

Union(unison) people shout together for a strike.
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by sansecretcp

universal

Short Definition : characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest

Definition
(noun) (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages
Definition
(noun) (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class
Definition
(noun) a behavioral convention or pattern characteristic of all members of a particular culture or of all human beings
Example Sentence
  • some form of religion seems to be a human universal

Definition
(noun) coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions
Synonyms : universal joint
Example Sentence
  • in motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps

Definition
(adj) of worldwide scope or applicability
Example Sentence
  • an issue of cosmopolitan import
  • the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time
  • universal experience

Definition
(adj) applicable to or common to all members of a group or set
Example Sentence
  • the play opened to universal acclaim
  • rap enjoys universal appeal among teenage boys

Definition
(adj) adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations
Example Sentence
  • universal wrench
  • universal chuck
  • universal screwdriver

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for universal

Universal and General sound the same and both words refer to something that is present everywhere, is common.
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by pushpa_edit

unkempt

Short Definition : disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb

Definition
(adj) not neatly combed
Example Sentence
  • wild unkempt hair

Definition
(adj) not properly maintained or cared for
Example Sentence
  • an unkempt garden
  • native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
  • an ukempt appearance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unkempt

Drop the 'm' from unkempt. It becomes 'UNKEPT'...UN+KEPT, something not kept properly or maintained like hair. or someone who is dowdy, untamed.
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by pushpa_edit

remember JUSTIN KEMP South Afrcian cricket player...whose hair r always untidy......
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by rahulbest

remember kemp fort in bangalore. it was very well maintained. now a mall is being built at that place and they have unkempt it.
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by cp.jethani

un tempt girl, uncared for her appearance & not combed.
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by sansecretcp

Kempt sound close to combed so unkempt is uncombed, shabby.
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by priyavanjeri

un+kempt—kempt means neat and tidy, unkempt means the opposite
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by nikhilparasher

unmitigated

Short Definition : (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster

Definition
(adj) not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier
Example Sentence
  • unmitigated suffering
  • an unmitigated horror
  • an unmitigated lie

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unmitigated

unmitigate - mitigate means relieve (from pain) unmitigate is unrelievable...
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by the suspect

un = unlimited.. mitti = sand.. sand is unlimited in amount on earth.so unlimited mitti
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by natashajindal

Unmitigated and Detonated are used in the context of something violent.
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by pushpa_edit

Un mitigated -> un qualified to enter MITI Gate.
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by sansecretcp

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