Unbridled vs Lax - What's the difference?

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Unbridled is a related term of lax.

As an adjective unbridled

is not fitted with a bridle.

As a verb unbridled

is (unbridle).




(en adjective)
  • not fitted with a bridle
  • an unbridled horse
  • without restraint or boundary
  • She jumped into the project with unbridled enthusiasm.


  • (unbridle)
  • lax


    Alternative forms

    * (Killian)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) lax, from (etyl) .


  • A salmon.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)


  • lenient and allowing for deviation; not strict.
  • The rules are fairly lax , but you have to know which ones you can bend.
  • * J. A. Symonds
  • Society at that epoch was lenient, if not lax , in matters of the passions.
  • loose; not tight or taut.
  • The rope fell lax .
  • * Ray
  • the flesh of that sort of fish being lax and spongy
  • lacking care; neglectful, negligent
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil Dawkes , title=Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Prior to this match, Albion had only scored three league goals all season, but Wes Brown's lax marking allowed Morrison to head in their fourth from a Chris Brunt free-kick and then, a minute later, the initial squandering of possession and Michael Turner's lack of pace let Long run through to slot in another.}}
  • (archaic) Having a looseness of the bowels; diarrheal.
  • Synonyms
    * permissive, lenient * loose, slack
    * strict * taut, tight


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