ungoverned


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ungoverned

(ʌnˈɡʌvənd)
adj
without control or restraint
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ungoverned - not restrained or controlledungoverned - not restrained or controlled; "unbridled rage"; "an unchecked temper"; "ungoverned rage"
unrestrained - not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter"
2.ungoverned - lacking in discipline or controlungoverned - lacking in discipline or control; "undisciplined behavior"; "ungoverned youth"
uncontrolled - not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth"

ungoverned

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'covetousness bursts the bag,' and the covetous governor does ungoverned justice."
"But, sir," says he, "I hope you will not be displeased when I shall tell you how, forced by necessity, we were obliged for our own preservation to disarm them, and make them our subjects, as they would not be content with being moderately our masters, but would be our murderers." I answered I was afraid of it when I left them there, and nothing troubled me at my parting from the island but that they were not come back, that I might have put them in possession of everything first, and left the others in a state of subjection, as they deserved; but if they had reduced them to it I was very glad, and should be very far from finding any fault with it; for I knew they were a parcel of refractory, ungoverned villains, and were fit for any manner of mischief.
They were in all three weeks absent; and in that time, unluckily for them, I had the occasion offered for my escape, as I mentioned in the other part, and to get off from the island, leaving three of the most impudent, hardened, ungoverned, disagreeable villains behind me that any man could desire to meet with--to the poor Spaniards' great grief and disappointment.
How different it was to be from the loose ungoverned part I had acted before, and how much happier a life of virtue and sobriety is, than that which we call a life of pleasure.
In short, there was in this family a peculiar tradition as to what was the right thing in household management and social demeanor, and the only bitter circumstance attending this superiority was a painful inability to approve the condiments or the conduct of families ungoverned by the Dodson tradition.
As the duel continued I began to gain confidence, for, to be perfectly candid, I had not expected to survive the first rush of that monstrous engine of ungoverned rage and hatred.
Documents obtained by Liberty reveal that an MI5 compliance team expressed concern that "data might be being held in ungoverned spaces in contravention of our policies".
At one point, it seemed as if many other regional states could be vulnerable too, as IS 'provinces' sprang up in ungoverned spaces in and around the Middle East.
Cypriot authorities launched a rescue operation on Monday to save a group of 21 migrants drifting in an ungoverned boat after receiving a distress call.
The Foreign Secretary reiterated Pakistan's concern over the presence of ungoverned spaces in Afghanistan, which were exploited by militant groups for launching terrorist attacks in the region.
The move was taken to prevent armed groups from using ungoverned pockets in Africa's Sahel region as a launchpad for attacks on Europe, and for illegal people, drugs, weapons and wildlife smuggling, he added.
HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim bin Saif al-Sulaiti, Chairman of Qatar's National Cyber Security Committee (NCSC), said: "The Summit will bring together cyber experts and decision-makers to discuss the most pressing issues in what is an ungoverned space in foreign and security policy.