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constrained
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
restricted; or lacking spontaneity
  • Its dark brown curls were long and free; free as its genial face, its sparkling eye, its open hand, its cheery voice, its unconstrained demeanour, and its joyful air.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (10% in)
unconstrained = spontaneous

(Editor's note:  The prefix "un-" in unconstrained means not and reverses the meaning of constrained. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.)
There are no more uses of "constrained" in A Christmas Carol.

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